The circumstances surrounding the death of an Australian-Israeli man known as "Prisoner X" in an Israeli jail is likely to lead to negligence charges, the justice ministry said on Friday.
A view of the Ayalon prison in Ramle near Tel Aviv, on February 14, 2013. Speculation over the top-secret arrest and suicide of an Australian-Israeli in prison reached fever pitch on Thursday amid allegations he may have been about to blow the whistle on sensitive Mossad operations.
An Israeli probe into the death in December 2010 of the prisoner identified in Australian media as Ben Zygier, a 34-year-old Australian Jew recruited by Israel's Mossad spy agency, found it was a case of suicide.
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