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Boxer held over fatal crash

ARGENTINA's former world boxing champion Rodrigo 'Hyena' Barrios was in police custody this week after allegedly crashing his car and killing a pregnant woman in the seaside resort of Mar del Plata, according to authorities.

Barrios (33), the World Boxing Organisation junior featherweight champion in 2005-06, was arrested on Sunday night after the crash in which four people were hurt.

The pregnant woman died later in hospital.