Russian ambassador’s assassin to be buried in paupers’ cemetery - media
The assassin of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey Mevlut Mert Altintas will be buried in a paupers’ cemetery in Ankara, APA reported with reference to the Turkish newspaper Hurriyet.
According to the newspaper, though more than 15 days passed since the incident, no relative of Altintas asked for his body. The murderer’s body has been kept in the morgue for 24 days.
On 19 December 2016, Andrey Karlov was shot dead by Turkish off-duty police officer Altintas at the opening of an art gallery exhibition in Ankara. The gunman was killed at the scene by the police. The Russian Foreign Ministry said it considered the attack a terrorist act.