Turner Enterprises spokesman Phillip Evans in
CNN's news desk, however, tweeted that Turner was "under observation" Friday at a hospital in
A security guard at the Instituto Argentino de Diagnostico y Tratamiento confirmed to The Associated Press that Turner was hospitalized there. Speaking on condition of anonymity because of hospital policy, he said the institute's director told him that Turner's companions had asked to release no information about his condition.
The 75-year-old billionaire was first treated earlier Friday at the San Carlos Sanatorium in
Turner owns 14 ranches in the United States and three in Argentina, including "La Primavera," a 11,000-acre ranch along the Traful river in Argentina's Nahuel Huapi National Park. The ranch hosts private expeditions and boasts some of the world's best trout fishing and hunting. Wild animals include deer, boar, quail, mountain lions and birds. Some of his neighbors complained that they have been prevented them from accessing the river as it runs through his property, a claim his local management denied.
Associated Press Cameraman Cristian Kovadloff contributed to this story.
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