Australian woman found dead in Hyderabad

Australian woman found dead in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: An Australian woman was found dead under suspicious circumstances on Thursday, police said.

The body of Margret Linda, 53 was lying on a bed in the flat in Toli Chowki area here, where she was allegedly staying with a Nigerian.

A friend of Linda found the body and alerted the police. Some medicines used for treatment of asthma were found near the bed.

Police shifted the body to a hospital for autopsy and are investigating the cause of the death. A case of suspicious death has been registered at Golconda police station.

The Nigerian could not be traced and police began investigation after gathering clues from the scene.

The authorities have informed the Australian embassy in New Delhi about the incident.

The Australian had come to the city on a visit visa last month.