Greek consul general in Venezuela found dead in hotel room


Greece’s Consul General to Venezuela, Angelos Haritos, was found dead in a hotel room in Caracas, Greek television channel Skai reported on Thursday.

According to a local journalist who posted the official police report on Twitter, Haritos reportedly suffered a heart attack at around 1 a.m. local time on Thursday morning. His body was found in a room at Hotel Altamira Suites. 

Based on initial information, the death of the 55-year-old diplomat is attributed to natural causes, however Venezuelan authorities are investigating all possibilities, the report adds.

Skai reported he was married with children.