A man was found dead in his hotel room in Ammoudara, Heraklion around midnight on Sunday when the manager opened the door of his room.
The man, believed to be British around 52 years old, was lying unconscious on his bed. He was taken to hospital by an ambulance where his death was certified and an autopsy to determine the cause of death will be carried out at the hospital.
Police do not believe anyone else was involved, and that his death was due to natural causes.
No details about the man’s identity were released.