A UN diplomat who was found dead in her apartment, was a staff member of the Permanent Mission of North Macedonia to the organization. The woman’s nationality was revealed by the North Macedonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
“Sad news came, which shocked us all, about the tragic death of a member of our mission, a career diplomat from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,” the ministry said. They also expressed their condolences to the family of the deceased and her loved ones.
A spokesman for the New York Police Department confirmed that the body of a 38-year-old woman was found on December 31 in an apartment in Manhattan. Law enforcement officials do not believe this is a homicide. A forensic examination has been scheduled to determine the cause of death.