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Key points:It is not clear what the cause of the man’s death was.
A spokesperson for the Australian Ambulance Service (AAS) says it is monitoring the situation and will assist police with the investigation.
“As part of the ongoing investigation we are advising members of the public to remain indoors,” they said in a statement.
“If you are in the area and need help, call 9100 or Ambulances NSW on 13 11 14.”
Police say the man was taken to the Royal Adelaide Hospital, where he died.
The man’s body was discovered by his mother on Friday morning.
“This is a tragic incident and we are absolutely devastated,” the spokesperson for AAS said.
“It is understood that the man is the son of an orthopedist and is currently in intensive care.”
Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time.
“The AAS is asking the public for help in finding a relative to help care for the man, who had a history of serious health issues.”
We are aware of this situation and our priority is to find a family member or relative to care for this patient,” the AAS spokesperson said.
AAS says the AAD is providing “support and counselling” to the man.