The US Embassy in Ukraine confirmed the death of its employee in Kyiv, the press service of the diplomatic mission reported.
“It is with unspeakable sadness that we announce the death of an American woman from the community of the US Embassy in Ukraine,” the message said on Twitter.
The diplomats noted that the Embassy staff is working with the Ukrainian authorities to establish the circumstances of the death of the American woman.
Earlier it became known that an employee of the US Embassy died in a Kyiv hospital after a brutal beating. According to law enforcement agencies, a woman with a head injury was found in a wooded area near railway tracks in the Shevchenko district of the capital.
A man may be involved in the beating of a woman, and the search continues.
The head of the National Police of Kyiv, Andrey Krishchenko, announced the initiation of a case under the article “premeditated murder.”