Japanese national died of natural cause: Police


POLICE have confirmed that the Japanese national who died on Monday, June 18, had died of natural cause.

Supervising Police Commissioner Juanita Matanga said the Japanese was in the country with four others to do search on World War II dead bodies and unfortunately the deceased died.

Ms Matanga said the deceased is 64 years old and currently arrangements are in progress with the relevant embassy to send the body back to his country.

She said police received a report on Monday that a foreigner had died at the Mendana Hotel.

Matanga said that his four other colleagues checked on him on the next day when he did not show up and found him motionless in his room.

The body was taken to the National Referral Hospital and was officially pronounced dead by Hospital authorities.

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