Dubai police solve mystery of rotting corpse in Naif hotel room

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Dubai: Dubai police have solved the mystery of the death of a man whose body was found in a hotel in the Naif region.

Col. Maki Salman, director of the crime scenes section in the general department of forensic evidence and criminology, said the body was found with 41 pills weighing more than 2 kg.

“We found the drugs next to the rotting corpse. There were 44 more pills inside her body. He was dead after one of the pills exploded in his stomach as he tried to excrete the drugs, ”Col. Salman added.


The hotel had reported a foul odor in the room two days after the 47-year-old arrived.

When Dubai Police opened the room, they found the rotting corpse next to the bed.

“We launched an investigation and collected evidence and fingerprints. All of her valuables were inside the room. The case was a mystery until we identified the cause of death, ”added Col Salman.

The man, who was a drug trafficker, managed to excrete 41 pills but died after one exploded inside his body.

Col Salman said his department has the latest equipment and specialized training to deal with such cases.

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