In this Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 file photo, The coffin of Giulio Regeni arrives at the church for his funeral service in Fiumicello, Northern Italy. (AP Photo/Paolo Giovannini, File)
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Egyptian investigator in Italian's death has prior conviction linked to death of detainee: court documents, sourcesCAIRO: A senior Egyptian police officer investigating the death of Italian student Giulio Regeni has a prior conviction in connection with the torture and death of a detainee, according to security and judicial sources and court documents seen by Reuters.Regeni, 28, disappeared on Jan. 25, the fifth anniversary of the 2011 uprising that ended President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule.Khaled Shalaby, now head of Criminal Investigations in Giza and one of the investigators in the Regeni case, and three others were charged in 2000 with torturing and killing a detainee inside a police station in Alexandria, according to the security and judicial sources and documents.Shalaby became head of Criminal Investigations in Alexandria in 2009 and was transferred in 2013 to Giza where he was promoted to head the Criminal Investigations unit, according to a security source.
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