Kaing Guek Eav, known as "Duch" on June 23, 2016, during his testimony at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Case 002/02 against fellow former Khmer Rouge senior leaders Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea. (Nhet Sok Heng/ECCC)

Breaking: Khmer Rouge Torture Center Chief ‘Duch’ Dies

UPDATED 1:47 p.m. — The former head of Khmer Rouge detention center S-21, Kaing Guek Eav, known by his alias “Duch,” died late Tuesday night in a Phnom Penh hospital, the spokesperson of the tribunal that convicted Duch of crimes against humanity and other crimes said on Wednesday.