Lebanese soldiers stand guard in front of the Military Hospital in Badaro, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. (The Daily Star/Stringer)
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Caretaker Justice Minister Shakib Qortbawi citing a coroner's report, said Majid died due to kidney failure, lung problems and a virus infection.He confirmed to The Daily Star that Lebanon had received a request from Saudi Arabia to hand over Majid's body to his family. Qortbawi said it was still not confirmed whether an autopsy would be carried out on Majid's body.Sources familiar with the issue said the decision to prepare a medical report on Majid's death came after some Iranian officials accused Saudi Arabia of being behind Majid's death.Majid's death came just two days after Lebanese authorities verified his identity through DNA tests.Lebanese authorities were unable to interrogate Majid during his arrest due to his health situation.
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