Police to conduct investigations into sudden passing of a young Belmont resident on his birthday

Police are investigating the sudden passing of a man, said to be in his 30s, whose body was found at his home on Monday, October 18.

Reports say the man, a resident of  Belmont, died during the early hours of what would have been his birthday.

He was found unresponsive and was later pronounced dead by a district doctor.  A post-mortem will have to be conducted to determine the cause of his death.

Social-media posts have identified the deceased as an employee of the Board of Education, a staff member in its IT Department.