Sarawak swimmer Ayrton Lim was found dead at his family home in Tabuan Laru, Kuching yesterday, 24 October
The case has been classified as sudden death
Kuching district police chief ACP Awang Din Awang Gani said preliminary investigations showed that there was no evidence of foul play, reported The Borneo Post.
"According to his mother, he had been in a state of depression the past three days," added the police commissioner.
A police report has been lodged for further investigation into his cause of death.
The swimmer had represented Sarawak at the Malaysia Games (SUKMA) and was said to have returned from training in Singapore recently.
According to a Twitter post, Lim left a cryptic message in his last Instagram story prior to his death
Twitter user @HausofHilton posted a tweet yesterday night urging the public to be mindful of the real symptoms of depression and reminded people to seek help if needed.
He also attached a picture that was allegedly Lim's last Instagram story.
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