Oz police rules out foul play in Indian's death

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Melbourne, Apr 12: Australian police on Monday, Apr 12 ruled out any foul play behind the death of the 35-year-old Indian, Dharmendra Singh, adding that they are waiting for the autopsy report  to ascertain the cause of death.

The body of Dharmendra Singh, who hails from Punjab, was found on a roadside in Sydney on Sunday, Apr 11, morning.

Official sources said Singh, who was seen leaving the venue after having drinks with his friends, was found dead near his friend's residence.

A news agency report quoted sources as saying that the autopsy of the body will be conducted on Tuesday, Apr 13, to ascertain the cause of death.

Police have confirmed that the Singh's body was found on South Street in Granville, adding that a detailed report has been sent to the coroner.

However, police spokesman ruled out any foul play, stating that the death did not appear to be suspicious.

"From what 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.

Declining to comment on the cause of death as it is being investigated by senior police and forensic officers, he said that strict protocol has been followed in the investigation and the coroner has been sent the preliminary report.

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