Kazakh ex-diplomat Aliyev dies in jail suicide: Austrian court

February 24, 2015 8:42 AM

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Kazakh ex-diplomat Aliyev dies in jail suicide: Austrian court

VIENNA (Reuters) - Rakhat Aliyev, the Kazakh president's former son-in-law turned opponent, has been found dead in an Austrian jail after killing himself, a court spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

Austrian prosecutors in December had charged him with the murder of two bankers in 2007, a case in which Kazakhstan has repeatedly requested his extradition.

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