Tourist from Switzerland found dead in Indian hotel
AJMER, India - A 65-year-old tourist from Switzerland was found dead at a hotel in Pushkar town on Sunday.
AJMER, India – A 65-year-old tourist from Switzerland was found dead at a hotel in Pushkar town on Sunday. Police suspect that he was suffering from some life-threatening stomach disease for a long time. However, they said that it could be confirmed only after post mortem.
According to the police, the deceased, identified as Messy, had come to Pushkar on October 9 and was saying at Hotel Giridhar near the bus stand.
Hotel owner Chotu Sankhala said that the tourist had visited a doctor on Saturday. “He had been complaining of stomach pain and visited a doctor. We came to know that he has a medical history of some stomach disease,” said the owner.
The police said that documents which were found with him were being examined. “We have sought the help of the forensic experts and government doctors to ascertain the nature of his disease. A forensic examination of his room was conducted after his body was found. However, we found nothing suspicious,” said a police officer.
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The hotel owner said that he had come down to the hotel’s reception in the morning and demanded a glass of juice. “He looked pale. He then went back to his room. The room service staff soon found him lying on the bed. We informed the police. He was rushed to hospital where he was declared dead,” said the owner.
The police have informed the Switzerland embassy. “We are yet to get a response. The post mortem will be conducted only in the presence of embassy officials or after getting an authorization letter approving the post mortem,” said the officer.