Russian diplomat found dead in Moscow

High ranking official found with gun wound to head

Just hours after the murder of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov, who was shot in Ankara while visiting an art gallery, another high ranking Russian diplomat was killed in Moscow, Tuesday. Petr Ploishikov, 56, was found dead at his home in Moscow with a bullet wound to his head, according to Russian network Ren TV. The circumstances of his death are unclear and police are examining all possible theories.