Man found dead in hotel room


TWEED POLICE are investigating the death of a 59-year-old man found in a Murwillumbah hotel on Friday, December 16.

Police said the man was discovered at a hotel on Tweed Valley Way after staff entered the room and discovered the deceased male.

Emergency services were notified and officers from Tweed/Byron Local Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

Investigators believe the deceased to be a 59-year-old man who was last seen by staff on Monday, December 12.

A post mortem will be conducted to assist investigators determine how the man died.

Officers will prepare a report for the Coroner outlining the circumstances surrounding the man’s death.

Police are urging anyone with information to  contact Tweed Heads Police Station on (07) 5536 0999 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.