Source: Israel offered Zygier's family millions in compensation
A source familiar with the affair says an agreement was signed about six weeks ago, at the end of an inquiry into the cause of the prisoner’s death.
Israel recently signed an agreement to pay several million shekels in compensation to the family of Ben Zygier − “Prisoner X” who committed suicide in Ayalon Prison in December 2010 − a source familiar with the affair said Thursday. It also emerged on Thursday that Zygier was negotiating a plea bargain before he died in jail.
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