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Omani official found dead in Moscow hotel
August 18, 2013 , 9 : 46 am GST
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tragic: The Bolshaya Polyanka Street in Moscow. The dead body of the official was found in a hotel on this street. Photo - Wikimedia.com
An official of the Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman was found dead in a Moscow hotel room, Russian media reported quoting the Russian capital's investigative committee.
RIA Novosti, one of the largest news agencies in Russia, identified the dead official as the first secretary of the Embassy of Oman in Moscow, quoting a law enforcement source, even though it was not officially confirmed.
"On August 14, police received a report about a dead body being found in a hotel in Bolshaya Polyanka Street. The body of the man, identified later as the first secretary of the Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman in Moscow, bore no evidence of (it being) a violent death," the agency reported, quoting the source.
The man's body was found in a hotel room in downtown Moscow late Wednesday and an investigation was underway, the law enforcement department's statement said.
As of Thursday morning, the Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman had not issued a formal statement regarding these reports.
According to the media, an investigation was under way. The press service of Moscow's police confirmed the incident, but declined to provide any details.
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