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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Canadian Diplomat Dies in Moscow

Canadian diplomat was found dead in his Moscow apartment, a Canadian Embassy spokesman said Wednesday.

Marc Bastien, 35, apparently died of natural causes on Tuesday, an embassy press official said on condition of anonymity. Bastien's body will be returned to Canada for an autopsy, the official said.

He could not say when Bastien's body was discovered.

Bastien's relatives have been informed and the embassy expressed condolences, the official said.