The Chinese Ambassador to Israel Du Wei, was in the early hours of Sunday, found dead in his apartment in a Tel Aviv suburb.
According to a police spokesman, 58 years old Wei, was found dead on his bed and appears to have died in his sleep.
Wei was appointed as China’s envoy to Israel in February this year in the heat of the coronavirus pandemic.
The late envoy left behind a wife and a son.
Meanwhile, the Israeli police have launched an investigation into his death.