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Olympus top executive found dead

posted 21 Feb 2012, 01:48 by Mpelembe   [ updated 21 Feb 2012, 01:48 ]

A top executive of Japan's sandal-ridden Olympus Corp is found dead in a park outside New Delhi. Sophia Soo reports.

INDIA-OLYMPUS EXECUTIVE DEATH - A top executive of Japan's scandal-ridden Olympus Corp has been found dead in New Delhi.

49-year-old Tsutomu Omori, was head of Olympus's medical equipment business in India.

The Times of India quoted the police as saying it was an apparent suicide.

The daily newspaper said his body was found hanging from a wall by a garden, which was part of an apartment complex.

Police recovered two suicide notes written in Japanese, one of them meant for Omori's family.

The other note only said "I am sorry for bothering you".

Police said there is no suggestion of a link to the Olympus scandal.

Sophia Soo, Reuters.