The assessment by Donald Uges -- based on blood tests carried out in recent months -- raised questions about security at the prison and echoed past accusations by the trial's leading lawyer that Milosevic repeatedly ignored medical advice and prescribed himself drugs.
Milosevic was found dead in his prison cell on Saturday, just hours after writing Russian officials a letter alleging that an "extremely strong drug" was found in his bloodstream.
But what is interesting is that a few weeks ago Milosevic's lawyers who have asked the U.N. war crimes tribunal to issue a subpoena to force former U.S. President Bill Clinton to testify at his trial. Milosevic was asking for Clinton's testimony asserting he was privy to vital information about the Balkan wars and that he had ordered the 1999 bombing of the Chinese embassy in Belgrade.
An interesting turn of events. Will Milosevic be added to this body count? Or simply a mean streak of unfortunate turn of events associated with the Clinton name?