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An Israeli who was sentenced to life in prison for dismembering his ex-wife and dumping her body in the Chao Phraya River has returned to his home country after receiving a royal pardon from His Majesty the King. 

This file photo shows Eli Cohen arriving at court in Bangkok in 2004. Cohen was sentenced to life imprisonment for knifing his wife and dismembering her body, but has been released from prison, after being given a royal pardon. (AP Photo)

Eli Cohen flew into Israel on Thursday after serving eight years of a 150-year sentence for the murder of his ex-wife, 26-year-old Carol Cohen.  

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