Senior New York City official informed that medical examiners arrived at the conclusion that Vitaly Churkin’s death was caused by heart attack. No other causes were considered. At the same time, the source spoke on condition of anonymity as he was not authorized to reveal the cause of death.
This was reported by the Associated Press agency.
"New York City official briefed by the medical examiner's office says Russia's ambassador to the United Nations died last month from a heart attack and no foul play was suspected," the message reads.
As it was reported earlier, medical examiner’s office of New York City said they would not disclose the cause of death of Vitaly Churkin citing diplomatic protocol.