Diplomat Found Hanged in Austrian Prison Cell

February 24, 2015 10:45 AM

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A former Kazakh diplomat who faced murder charges in Austria was found hanged in his cell in Vienna Tuesday in an apparent suicide, a prison official said.

Rakhat Aliyev was found Tuesday morning in the bathroom of his cell in Vienna's Josefstadt jail, prison director Peter Prechtl told the Austria Press Agency.

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