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French star lawyer found dead near private island-home

The body of Olivier Metzner, whose clients included former premier Dominique de Villepin, was found floating in the Gulf of Morbihan, west France.

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A French star lawyer whose clients ranged from Panama's ex-dictator Manuel Noriega to former prime minister Dominique de Villepin was Sunday found dead near his private island-home in Brittany, sources and officials said, reports France 24.

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