THE FORMER President of Peru has died in Hospital after shooting himself in the head, according to reports.
Alan Garcia, the Ex-prez of the South American nation died in Lima on Wednesday.
He was facing arrest in connection with a bribery probe, local authorities said.
He denied wrongdoing.
Peru’s current President Martin Vizcarra said: “I am saddened by the death of former president Alan García,” tweeted the country’s current president.”
“I send my condolences to his family and loved ones.”
Carlos Morán, a Government Minister said the ex Prez “had told police officers he was going to call his lawyer” and had “shut himself in his bedroom” before a shot was heard.
Garcia was 69.