Russian 'spy' is found dead 'after falling from third-floor window of the country's embassy in Berlin

Russian 'spy' is found dead 'after falling from third-floor window of the country's embassy in Berlin



A Russian spy and diplomat has been found dead after falling from a third-floor window of Moscow’s embassy in Berlin.



Kirill Zhalo, 35, was found lifeless outside the building in central Berlin at 7.20am on October 19 by German guards assigned to protect it. Medics were called but were unable to revive him.



Zhalo appears to have fallen to his death from the upper floor of the building, German newspaper Der Spiegel said, as it broke the news of his death today.



No official cause of death has been given because the embassy refused an autopsy and German prosecutors have no powers to investigate because of Zhalo's diplomatic status.



Zhalo's body was repatriated to Russia the following day.



The Russian embassy confirmed Zhalo's death since the news became public, describing it as a 'tragic accident' and saying it will not comment further for 'ethical reasons.'Latest Post
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