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Saudi state media confirms Khashoggi is dead

Saudi state media confirms Khashoggi is dead
Posted at 6:53 PM, Oct 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-19 18:53:00-04

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Saudi state-run media is reporting that prosecutors in the kingdom believe Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul in a quarrel.

State media also quotes prosecutors as saying 18 Saudi nationals are being held on suspicion of being involved in the Washington Post columnist’s death.

Saudi state TV and the state-run Saudi Press Agency carried the statement early Saturday morning.