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Chinese ambassador to Israel found dead

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Thee Chinese Ambassador to Israel Du Wei has been found dead in his Hertzliya home on Sunday morning.

Chinese Ambassador Du Wei, was 58 years old.

Israeli Army Radio claims that at the moment, there are no signs of violence, leading investigators to believe that Wei passed from a heart attack. Israel’s Channel 12 TV, quoting unidentified emergency medical officials, said initial indications were that Du died in his sleep of natural causes.

He was appointed the ambassador in March, the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and previously served as China’s envoy to Ukraine.

An Israeli Foreign Affairs Ministry official confirmed the report. Police are currently in his home and investigating.

He is survived by a wife and son, both of whom are not in the country.

Read more via The Jerusalem Post

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