Latvian hockey fan dies in Minsk

  • 2014-05-13
  • from wire reports, RIGA

A Latvian ice hockey fan has died in Minsk while attending this year's Ice Hockey World Championships.

According to information, the fan is 53-year-old Ilmars Meluskans, who is the chairman of the Riebini Regional Council.

The Foreign Ministry is currently working on transporting the body back to Latvia, but is not commenting the cause of the man's death.