A Bosnian Serb general convicted by United Nations judges of genocide in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre and described as the "right hand" of Ratko Mladic has died in his cell, the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal announced Tuesday.
Zdravko Tolimir, 67, died Monday night at the court's detention unit in The Hague, the tribunal said in a statement.
The cause of death was not announced. The court said that local authorities "have commenced standard investigations as mandated under Dutch national law."
The organization dealing with legacy issues from the Yugoslav and Rwanda war crimes tribunals as they wind down their operations also announced an...