Saudi student’s death in San Deigo under probe

Bandar Al-Barqi

Saudi Gazette report

Washington —
The Saudi Consulate General in Los Angeles is following up on the investigation into the cause of death of Saudi scholarship student Bandar Al-Barqi, the consulate said in a statement.

The consulate is dealing with the case as per the instructions of Saudi Ambassador to US Prince Khalid Bin Salman, the statement said.

The consulate said it has appointed an attorney to follow up on the case which is still under investigation.

The final report has not yet been issued by local authorities on the cause of death, it said.

The consulate clarified that it has not issued any statement related to the death of the student, confirming that it will clarify the cause of death immediately after the issuance of final report.

Bandar Bin Amer Bin Ali Al-Barqi was found dead in his apartment on Feb. 1 in San Diego, California.