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Man found dead

09 Jul 2015

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Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Southbank on July 5.

Officers were called to a hotel room on the eight floor of the Crown Metropol Hotel on Whiteman St at about 2.40am where they found a man with a laceration to his neck.

The man died at the scene and the circumstances surrounding his death are yet to be established but homicide squad detectives are treating the incident as suspicious.

The man is yet to be formally identified by police but is believed to be in his 30s.

Police said there was no evidence to suggest that the attack was a result of a domestic dispute or related to drugs or gang activity and that they were hunting several suspects as part of the investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit www.crimestoppers.com.au

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