Named the cause of death of the son of Nikita Khrushchev.

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.

Earlier, media reported citing the conclusions of a forensic medical examination that Khrushchev died from a gunshot wound to the head. As noted, the immediate signs of violent actions of a third party was not.

Police arrived at the home of Khrushchev last Thursday after calling his wife. He was found dead, the investigation is closed, a criminal case was not opened.

Sergei Khrushchev was born in 1935 in the family of the first Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee Nikita Khrushchev and Nina Kukharchuk. Worked as a designer of space systems, in 1963 he was awarded the title Hero of Socialist Labor. In the 1990s he emigrated to the United States, and in 1999 became an American citizen.