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Details Surface Surrounding Arguelles' Death

Details Surface Surrounding Arguelles' Death

Posted - Nov. 18, 2003 at 7:09 a.m.



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(KSL News) The Deseret Morning News has uncovered some shocking details surrounding the death of Roberto Arguelles, who was on Utah's death row.

Arguelles, who admitted killing three teenage girls and a woman, died over the weekend at the prison's infirmary.

Sources tell us Arguelles had been hospitalized recently for intestinal blockage, but refused treatment.

Affadavits filed in June indicate Arguelles had been ingesting court documents, plastic, even his own feces for 18 months.

There's more information on this case in today's Deseret Morning News.

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