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British Diplomat Found Dead

March 9, 1993

PRAGUE, Czech Republic (AP) _ Peter Brian Leppard, chief security officer of the British embassy in Prague, was found dead in his apartment after an apparent heart attack, the state news agency CTK reported Tuesday.

Leppard, 54, was found Monday with traces of blood on his head from injuries police believe were sustained as he fell to the floor, according to the report.

An investigation found no evidence of foul play, CTK quoted the chief investigator in the case, Jiri Markovic, as saying.

Embassy officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, confirmed the death.

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