A Turkish official has told the Washington Post that slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s body was destroyed in acid on the grounds of the Saudi Consulate or at the nearby residence of the Saudi consul general.

Saudis Strangled and Dismembered Khashoggi, Turkey Says

The comments from the chief prosecutor represented the first time Turkish officials have publicly described details of the dissident’s killing.

Jamal Khashoggi strangled as soon as he entered consulate, prosecutor confirms

Statement is first official Turkish confirmation of how Saudi journalist died

Jamal Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, then his body dismembered and destroyed in a premeditated killing, the city’s chief prosecutor has said in the first official confirmation of how the Saudi journalist died.

Assassination of Saudi journalist inside the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate has drawn global ire, intense media scrutiny.
With Saudi Prince Holding On to Power, U.S. Is Seen Standing by Him

The Trump administration is convinced Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed will ride out the backlash over the Khashoggi killing, according to officials familiar with the matter.

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