The kidnapped cousin of President Cesar Gaviria was found slain on his coffee plantation Saturday, an army spokesman said. Police said he was kidnapped by drug traffickers.

Fortunato Gaviria Botero, the 39-year-old former governor of western Caldas state, apparently died of wounds suffered Wednesday while resisting his kidnappers, according to a police report.Police had blamed the kidnapping on Medellin drug traffickers.