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CCTV released in suspicious death of Tao Cheng - Sydney CBD

Thursday, 15 December 2022 12:41:14 PM

Detectives have released CCTV vision as they continue investigations into the suspicious death of a man in a Sydney hotel last week.

About 3pm on Wednesday 7 December 2022, emergency services were called to a hotel on Kent Street, Sydney, over concerns for a man’s welfare.

Officers from Sydney City Police Area Command attended and found a man deceased in the stairwell of the hotel.

A crime scene was established, and detectives commenced an investigation into the man’s death, which is believed to be suspicious.

The man has since been identified as 25-year-old Chinese national, Tao Cheng.

Investigators believe he entered the stairwell about 9pm on Sunday 4 December and have now released CCTV of two men who they believe can assist with their inquiries.

As inquiries continue, anyone with information regarding the two men or who has any further details on this incident is urged to contact Sydney police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.