A 63-year-old New Zealand man has been found dead in Cambodia where he was working as a teacher, local media are reporting.

Daniel Lee Robinson was found in the room he was renting in the city of Siem Reap on July 2, according to Cambodian media outlet CNE.

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Authorities said Robinson had likely been dead for two days before his body was found around 4pm in Taphul village, Svay Dangkum town.

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CNE has attributed his death to a heart attack. However the CNE article also describes Robinson as a "victim".

Robinson's body is being stored by Cambodian authorities as they correspond with his family through the New Zealand embassy.

Siem Reap is a resort town in northwestern Cambodia.