2014-01-29 13:53:25 Source: Sydney Original Website Celiaedit

Sydney – A 1-year-old Western Australian man was found dead in the Philippines on January 29, Eastern Time, Australia.

Rodney Chambers is from Wundowie in the northeast of Perth. His trip was to Lapu Lapu, a city in the central Philippines, for a three-week vacation.

Philippine police said his body was found in a hotel room last weekend.

There are reports that a woman familiar with Chambers was detained by the police.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade stated that they are providing consular assistance to Chambers' family.

(Celia)