Reaction Unit SA on scene where a 26 year old woman was found dead. Picture: Reaction Unit SA

Durban - Police are investigating what led to the death of a 26-year-old woman at a guest lodge in Palmview, Phoenix on Monday evening.

According to KZN police spokesperson, Colonel Thembeka Mbele, an inquest docket was opened after a 26-year-old woman was found dead in her room the Phoenix area just after 9pm. 

"An inquest docket was opened at Phoenix police station for investigation and circumstances around the incident," said Mbele.  

Prem Balram, director of Reaction Unit SA, said his members were called out to the premises after receiving a call from employees at the business requesting assistance for a customer who was bleeding from her nose. 

"Upon arrival the female was found lying on the floor of a room. Medics assessed her and found that she had died prior to arrival of first responders."

She was in the company of her boyfriend said Balram. 

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