Junior Minister for Public Trancsport Alan Kelly has joined calls for an independent probe into the death of local man Michael Dwyer, who died in mysterious circumstances during a police raid on a hotel in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, in April 2009.
“The Dwyer family deserve to know what happened to their son. The idea that he was a key player in a terrorist plot has always been ridiculous. The official version of events as presented by the Bolivian authorities is highly questionable.” said Deputy Kelly.
“Hopefully the current trial in Bolivia can provide some concrete information to the family as to how and why he was killed. It is what any family deserves to know. However it may take more than that to determine fully what happened to Michael”.
Deputy Kelly said the latest allegation that Mr Dwyer survived a police raid and later executed confirmed the need for an independent investigation.
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