British English teacher found dead in Taipei apartment

Police believe British man died from heart attack while surfing internet alone in his apartment

Taiwan News
Date: 2020/12/01
By:. Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Taipei City Zhongshan Police Department. ( photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Authorities have determined that a British man who was found dead in his Taipei apartment in mid-November had died from a heart attack as he suffered from diabetes.

On Nov. 12, a British man was found dead in his rental apartment in Taipei's Zhongshan District. When police arrived on the scene they found a man in his 50s lying in his bed with signs of bleeding from his body, reported China Times.

The man is married, but his wife resides in the Philippines, and the two kept in touch through video chats, according to SET News. He had been working at a well-known cram school in Taipei and was said to have a good working relationship with his colleagues.

On Nov. 10, his colleagues noticed that he suddenly failed to appear for his regularly scheduled classes. Two days later, some of his colleagues went to check on him in his apartment.

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