An Australian man has died after being found unconscious in a
Bali restaurant, local police say.
A Kuta police statement on Monday said South Australian man
Rohan Max Fitzgerald, 28, was found on the bathroom floor at
the Bounty Hotel's restaurant on Sunday afternoon.
There was no sign of violence, and it is believed the
Elliston man had a heart condition.
Bounty Hotel employee I Made Sugiharta Mahartawan told police
that on finding Mr Fitzgerald he immediately called for a
Mr Fitzgerald was sent to BIMC Hospital in the hotel's car.
Police say he died in hospital about 30 minutes later.
Sven Remo, general manager of the Bounty Hotel, told
reporters CCTV footage showed Mr Fitzgerald spent the
afternoon chatting with guests and eating steak before he was
found in the bathroom about 4pm.
He said the hotel was shocked and saddened by the death.
"His family has phoned us," he said.
"We're shocked by this incident because so far, all has run
"Even when he walked to the restaurant, he looked normal."
Mr Remo said Mr Fitzgerald checked in on January 29 and was
due to stay until February 10.
A friend who was staying with Mr Fitzgerald told hotel staff
he had a heart condition.
The Bounty Hotel draws a mostly young Australian crowd and is
famous for its foam parties.
A spokesman for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
(DFAT) confirmed the department was providing consular
assistance to "the family of a 28 year-old man from South
Australia who died in Bali".
Last month, Queensland woman Noelene Bischoff and her
daughter Yvana died in Bali after becoming violently ill.
The Queensland coroner is investigating their deaths.