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Venezuelan Police Kill Second Suspect in Prosecutor's Murder

Venezuelan police have shot to death a second person linked to the killing of a top government prosecutor.

Authorities say the suspect was killed Thursday, in a gunfight at a motel in western Venezuela. Authorities also say they found explosives in his car.

Both the man and a lawyer killed in a gunfight with police on Tuesday were suspected in the November 18 murder of prosecutor Danilo Anderson. He was killed when explosions ripped through his car as he drove through the Venezuelan capital.

Mr. Anderson had been overseeing a case against hundreds of opposition politicians, businessmen and former military officers involved in a 2002 coup that briefly ousted President Hugo Chavez.

Some information for the report provided by AP and Reuters.