Australian police probing the death of an Indian national in Sydney does not suspect any foul play but is awaiting the autopsy report on the body, which was found on a roadside.

The body of Dharmendra Singh, the young Indian hailing from Punjab, was found in Sydney on Sunday morning.

According to official sources, Singh who was having drinks with his friends on Saturday night, left the venue but was found dead near his friend’s house.

Sources told PTI that the autopsy of the body will take place on Tuesday to determine the cause of his death.

Meanwhile, police has denied any foul play into the incident and said they were investigating the case, the source said.

The police have confirmed that a body of an Indian national was found on South Street in Granville and that a report had been prepared and sent to the coroner.

A police spokesman said the death did not appear suspicious.

“From what we can see there is no suspicious circumstances ... there is nothing that is escalating this further,” the spokesman said.

“Police have no concerns over the nature of the incident and we are ensuring all the medical protocols are done,” he said.

The spokesman said he could not reveal the suspected cause of death which was being investigated by senior police and forensic officers.

He said the investigation had followed strict protocol and a preliminary finding had been sent to the coroner.


Indian found dead in Sydney April 11, 2010

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