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Maxwell Buried in Israel; Was He Murdered?

Magazine article Editor & Publisher

Maxwell Buried in Israel; Was He Murdered?

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Maxwell buried in Israel; was he murdered?

New York Daily News publisher Robert Maxwell, who died under mysterious circumstances, was buried in Israel earlier this week (Nov. 10) amid questions raised by his family that he may have been murdered.

According to publisher reports, some Maxwell family members originally feared he may have been murdered by an assassin who had stolen aboard his luxury yacht as he sailed off the Spanish coast last week.

A more recent statement issued by the family stated they did "not wish to speculate about the cause of the tragedy" and "await the final results of the tests being carried out."

The London Sunday Times reported that Maxwell's personal physician, Dr. Joseph Joseph, said the publisher had no history of heart disease and that he found no evidence of cardiac deterioration in an examination last month.

Maxwell's nude body was found floating in the Atlantic Ocean near the Canary Islands on Nov. …

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