Sergei Khrushchev died from a shot to the head, told RIA Novosti employee of the Department of public relations of the Department of health, state of Rhode island Joseph Wendelken.
He added that he did not know what exactly the head was struck, and did not answer the question, at what distance from the trunk was dead and if death came at the moment of shot. With such questions, the Agency was advised to contact the police.
Widow of Sergei Khrushchev, Valentina Golenko denied allegations that he died from a gunshot wound to the head, and claims that he died of old age.
Earlier media reports citing the police of the state of Rhode island reported that Khrushchev died from a gunshot wound to the head. The employee of Department on public relations of the Department of health, state of Rhode island Joseph Wendelken confirmed to RIA Novosti that the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head.