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Elderly British national falls to his death at Paphos Hospital

The 78-year-old's autopsy report revealed injuries from a fall


An autopsy on the body of a 78-year-old man discovered lifeless in an inner garden of Paphos General Hospital on Sunday morning (17/9), has unveiled the cause of his death.

According to the autopsy findings, the 78-year-old man's demise was attributed to multiple injuries sustained from a fall.

The head of the Paphos Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Michalis Nicolaou, made a statement confirming that there is no suspicion of foul play or a criminal act involved.

As per Mr. Nicolaou's report, the 78-year-old British national had been admitted to Paphos General Hospital for treatment related to a respiratory infection.

He further disclosed that the elderly individual was discovered unconscious at 05:00 on Sunday by a vigilant security guard within an indoor garden of the hospital. Tragically, despite efforts, the man could not be revived and was subsequently pronounced dead by an attending physician.

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