2020-05-20 20:07:15 UTC
Chinese Ambassador To Israel Du Wei Assassinated In Tel Aviv
Du Wei, the Chinese ambassador to Israel found dead
China’s ambassador to Israel, Du Wei was found dead in his residence in Tel
Aviv on Sunday. His dead body was found by Israeli police when they reached
his home coincidentally“as part of the regular procedure”.
Although the investigation is still pending the police told Reuters that they
believe it was a “death by natural causes”.
An Israeli police spokesman confirmed the ambassador’s death at the
residence in coastal Herzliya, adding only that police were at the scene
“as part of the regular procedure”. “Police are investigating this as
death by natural causes,” an Israeli official briefed on the matter told
China’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying posted a tweet expressing
“deepest condolences” at her colleague’s death. The tweet provided no
information about the death.