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AU Dead man found as renters check West Perth unit

Property Here - Friday, April 19, 2013

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GRIM: A couple looking at a West Perth rental unit have found a dead body lying in his bed. Source: PerthNow

A DEAD man has been discovered in a West Perth unit by prospective tenants inspecting the property.

A police spokeswoman says the man's death is not suspicious.

The real estate agent didn't check the unit before letting people in on Monday.

Real Estate Institute of Western Australia president David Airey says lessons will be learnt from the incident.

"I'll be saying to some of my staff this morning, and certainly agents hearing this will be saying.

"Make sure you check, you've got to speak personally (with the home owner), go inside first," Mr Airey told 6PR radio.

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