American dies in apartment attack

The American director of a journalism training programme has been found killed in his apartment in the Kazak capital, Alma-Ata.

Chris Gehring, 28, whose throat was slit, was discovered by colleagues who became concerned when he failed to show up for work at Internews Network, the office manager Karlygash Zhakanova said. Police are investigating the attack.

AP - Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan