Spain’s top prosecutor died unexpectedly in Argentina visit

(FILES) This file photo taken on October 30, 2017 shows attorney General of Spain, Jose Manuel Maza, speaking during a press conference at the Office of the Attonery General in Madrid on October 30, 2017. Jose Manuel Maza (66) died in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 18, 2017 where he was taking part in the Ibero-American Attorneys Assembly. / AFP / JAVIER SORIANO

Vastavam web: Spain’s top prosecutor Jose Manuel Maza, fresh off the drama of the Catalonian independence bid, died unexpectedly during a working visit to Argentina.Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy confirmed his passing on Twitter yesterday.Most recently, he was leading the charge against eight of the 14 members of the now ousted regional government in Catalonia who were charged with sedition for unconstitutionally seeking independence from federal Spain.