The remains of a former President of Argentina, President Aedro Eugenio Aramburu, were stolen on Wednesday (16 October), for his tomb in a cemetery in Buenos Aires, the Argenitane capital.
GV EXTERIOR Cemetery
SV From people looking on ZOOM OUT TO open tomb (2 shots)
MKV Police on guard
GV&SV Trolley PAN to open tomb (3 shots)
SV Open tomb ZOOM IN TO broken padlock
CU PAN INT Tomb flags and banners PAN TO cross on wall (2 shots)
CU Sign ZOOM OUT TO Montoneros scrawled on wall
GV Police and newsmen around tomb.
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Background: The remains of a former President of Argentina, President Aedro Eugenio Aramburu, were stolen on Wednesday (16 October), for his tomb in a cemetery in Buenos Aires, the Argenitane capital. It was apparently taken by three armed men who claimed to belong to the urban guerrilla group which murdered President Aramburu in 1970.
A local evening paper later said that it had received a communique from the group, which calls itself the "Montoneros", who were supporters of the late President Jaun Peron. The communique said that they had stolen General Aramburu's body to prevent it being laid beside the bodies of General Peron and his first wife, Evita.
The bodies were due to be polocyte in a mausoleum being built to house the remains of prominent Argentinians.
President Aramburu ruled Argentina for 30 months after the overthrow of President Peron in 1955. He was kidnapped in May 1970, and his lime-caked body was found seven weeks alter in a deserted farmhouse.
The Police said that the man who stole his body, had hidden in the cemetery on Tuesday night when it closed. Then they forced the Administrator and caretaker to open the tomb. The body was loaded into a small truck, guarded by twenty youths and driven away.