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Russian Embassy Employee Found Dead in New York

An employee for the Russian consulate in New York has been found dead, the Russian government has confirmed.

Police are currently investigating the death, which took place on Tuesday, Nov. 8. The 63-year-old employee was reportedly found with head trauma.

A spokesperson for Russia’s Embassy in the United States, Nikolai Lakhonin, confirmed the death of an on-duty building services supervisor. 

"Medics are currently establishing the cause of his death, but it is believed that the man suffered a heart attack," he told the TASS news agency.

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