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Wed Feb 15, 2017, 10:34 AM Feb 2017

The Strange Case Of Russian Diplomat Who Got His Head Smashed In On Election Day. How did he die?

The Strange Case Of The Russian Diplomat Who Got His Head Smashed In On Election Day
How did Sergei Krivov die? And why did the NYPD close the case?

NEW YORK — He was found just before 7 a.m. on Election Day, lying on the floor of the Russian Consulate on the Upper East Side.
The man was unconscious and unresponsive, with an unidentified head wound — “blunt force trauma,” in cop parlance. By the time emergency responders reached him, he was dead.

Initial reports said the nameless man had plunged to his death from the roof of the consulate. As journalists rushed to the scene, consular officials quickly changed the narrative. The anonymous man had not fallen dozens of feet from the roof of the consular building, they said, but rather had suffered a heart attack in the security office, and died.

Police officers said the death of Sergei Krivov — his name revealed here publicly for the first time — looked natural, and listed the case as closed.

But who was Krivov? And how did he really die? Three months after he was found dead, as tensions between the US and Russia reach a fever pitch, the New York City medical examiner isn’t sure he had a heart attack after all.

As far as paper trails go, dying is a messy thing, even under normal circumstances. But in the months since Krivov’s death, it’s proven nearly impossible to find out how he died, who he was, and how, if at all, federal authorities were involved in any investigation.
English-language news reports said Krivov, identified then only as a 63-year-old Russian national and Manhattan resident, was a security officer. But a November report from Sputnik, the English-language Russian media outlet, says he was a consular duty commander.

More here: https://www.buzzfeed.com/alimwatkins/the-strange-case-of-the-russian-diplomat-who-got-his-head-sm?utm_term=.kvdG5yjx6#.vwYqAe7Bl


The Russian Consulate at 11 E. 91st St. in New York City on Feb. 6, 2017. Ben King / BuzzFeed News

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The Strange Case Of Russian Diplomat Who Got His Head Smashed In On Election Day. How did he die? (Original Post) Madam45for2923 Feb 2017 OP
This is a true mystery! Madam45for2923 Feb 2017 #1
I don't generally believe in conspiracy theories... neeksgeek Feb 2017 #2
KnR! Madam45for2923 Feb 2017 #3


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2. I don't generally believe in conspiracy theories...
Wed Feb 15, 2017, 10:53 AM
Feb 2017

But I also don't believe in unreal coincidences. This is just a little too ... coincidental. I hope we learn more about it.

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