From left to right: Margarita, Juan de Borbón, Juan Carlos, María de las Mercedes de Borbón, Pilar and Alfonso, in 1950.
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How did the former king of Spain kill his brother? A documentary explores the mysterious death of Alfonso de Borbón

Víctor Manuel de Saboya — son of the last king of Italy and childhood friend of Juan Carlos I, the emeritus King of Spain — reveals how he witnessed the accidental homicide of the young duke. ‘He didn’t shoot him directly, but through the closet. I was there. It was 100% an accident,’ the Italian prince says, in a new Netflix docuseries


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