Nov 8, 2013 — It was prostate cancer, not an assassin's poison, that killed the famous Chilean poet, officials announced Friday. The Nobel laureate's body was exhumed this spring to investigate claims that he was murdered at age 69 in 1973.
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Jun 3, 2011 — While the Nobel laureate's family says he died of prostate cancer, his driver has recently claimed Neruda was poisoned — possibly under orders from Gen. Augusto Pinochet.