Swede found dead in hotel room in Kuta, Bali

A Swedish tourist was found burned to death at a hotel room in Kuta, Bali, on Friday, reports The Jakarta Globe. 
A hotel staffer found the body of the 20-year-old named by the paper as “Sweando Anders Joacin” covered in black ash on the floor of the room. The room had burn marks on the floor and ceiling. 
Kuta Police chief Adj. Comr. Gede Ganefo said to Jakarta Globe, that the victim was not listed as a guest at the hotel, while hotel management was not aware that there had been fire in the room. 
“The victim’s body has been taken to hospital for an autopsy,” Ganefo said. 
The Jakarta Globe ads, that police are looking for another Swede who rented the room, named as “Emil Anderson”.
The foreign ministry in Stockholm has according to the Swedish English language newspaper ‘The Local’ not yet confirmed the incident or any progress in the case.

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