Mozambique official found dead in KZN hotel

2015-02-22 16:04

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Johannesburg - An inquest docket has been opened after a Mozambican government official was found dead in a pool of blood in a Durban hotel, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Sunday.

"He was found dead in his hotel room," Major Thulani Zwane said.

Zwane could not confirm the cause of death, as toxicology and blood tests were still being done.

The man was found bleeding from the nose and mouth, he said.

According to the Sunday Independent, a cleaner found the man's naked body near the bathtub in his room at the Blue Waters Hotel on Thursday morning.

He was believed to be from Mozambique's department of environmental affairs and rural development. He had been attending a conference in the city.

The Mozambican embassy in Durban was contacting the man's family, the paper reported.

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