“The body was partially hanging and the exact reason of death will be found after the post-mortem examination,” said Shalini, circle officer, Bhelupur.
Atomo had reached New Delhi on March 11 and arrived in Varanasi the next day. According to reports, locals had spotted Atomo at Assi ghat on Thursday evening.
This is the second death of a foreigner in Varanasi in the last eight days. On March 7, Albert (56), a US national, was found dead in a lodge at Assi ghat of an apparent drug overdose.