"The first report we received was from the room's owner, who was informed of the death by the deceased's roommate," spokesperson for the Badung Local Police, I Ketut Oka Bawa, said on Wednesday.
The roommate also reported that before his death, the Australian national had complained of shortness of breath, he added.
The Australian national's roommate gave him some medicines, but several hours later, he again said he could barely breathe and collapsed, police said.
Staff from the local disaster management agency (BPBD), wearing personal protective equipment, conducted an assessment at the scene and then removed the victim's body from the room. However, "the cause of his death needs further investigation”, said police.
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