The Russian ambassador to Sudan was found dead in a swimming pool at his home, becoming the fourth diplomat from his country to die in eight months.
Mirgayas Shirinskiy, 62, who appointed to the role in 2013, was discovered at his home in Khartoum.
Police found him at his home in home in the country’s capital, Khartoum, officials said. Doctors came immediately, but were not able to save him, according to Russian state media.
Shirinskiy, 62, had high blood pressure, and authorities believe he died of natural causes, police told Reuters.
Three other Russian emissaries have died in since December.