Dubai, Apr 10 (PTI) A 42-year-old Indian man was found dead in a lagoon in Sharjah, prompting police to launch an investigation, a media report said today.

The body was noticed on Sunday by a passerby, who informed police.

A team comprising of police officers, forensic experts and crime scene specialists reached the site and fished out the body and shifted it to the forensic laboratory for autopsy, the Khaleej Times reported.

The police said they could not figure out the reason of death as there were no signs of violence on his body.

The forensic report will reveal the cause of his death. The Indian man has not been named.

The case has been referred to Al Buhaira police station for further investigation.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.