State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf released a statement Thursday regarding the death of an American citizen killed in Benghazi.
“We can confirm that a U.S. citizen was shot and killed in Benghazi,” Harf said. “We offer our condolences to the victim’s loved ones. We are in contact with the family and are providing all appropriate consular assistance. Out of respect for the privacy of those affected, we have no further comment at this time. For questions on the investigation, I refer you to the Libyan authorities.