German diplomat found dead in Bratislava

Other News Materials 31 July 2008 22:39 (UTC +04:00)

A German diplomat was found dead Thursday in a house in the Slovak capital of Bratislava, police said, dpa reported.

The man, 50, headed the military attache's office at German embassy in Bratislava, said police spokeswoman Alena Tosevova.

Police have not released the man's name, but according to the websites of the embassy and Slovak foreign ministry the office was directed by Markus Peters.

The cause of the diplomat's death is under investigation, Tosevova said.