Hernan Ramirez Rurange


Age: 76

Summary: Chilean general and convicted murderer who was recently sentenced to 20 years in prison along with 13 other ex-army officers for planning the murder of chemist Eugenio Berrios whose body was found on a Uruguayan beach in 1995 and was part of a scheme by operatives for former dictator Augusto Pinochet to obstruct human rights investigations into the dictator's 1973-1990 regime, in which human rights abuse cases dating from the dictatorship era are still working their way through the Chilean courts some 25 years since Pinochet left power.

Cause of Death: Suicide by self-inflicted gunshot wound

Born: March 15, 1939

Died: August 13, 2015

Santiago, Chile