Exiled Zimbabwe opposition leader killed in helicopter crash

Helicopter wreckage in remote New Mexico desert
Helicopter wreckage in remote New Mexico desert
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Roy Bennett was a former General Treasurer of the MDC and spent a spell in prison under Robert Mugabe. He died along with his wife, Heather, and three others in a crash now under investigation.

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Exiled Zimbabwean opposition leader, Roy Bennett, has been killed in a helicopter crash in a remote part of New Mexico in the US. His wife, Heather, also died along with three others.

Roy Bennett was a former Treasurer General of the Movement for Democratic Change and spent time in prison under Robert Mugabe.

He was known as "pachedu", meaning "one of us" in Shona, a language he was fluent in.

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