NSW Police in Sydney have confirmed that missing Sydneysider Michael Iaali, 37, has passed away.

On Friday, July 22 police located Iaali’s body inside a unit on College Street, Sydney.

According to the statement, “initial inquiries suggest the death is not suspicious and a report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.”

On Thursday, New South Wales Police appealed to the public for assistance in locating Iaali, who had been missing from Darlinghurst.

According to the police, Iaali was last seen leaving an address on Taylor Street, Darlinghurst around 8.30 am on Wednesday, July 20, 2022. 

“Serious concerns are held for Michael’s well-being. He is known to frequent the Surry Hills and Sydney CBD areas,” NSW police spokesperson said in a statement. 

Officers from the Surry Hills Police Area Command in Sydney were notified after Iaali failed to return home and when attempts by family and friends to contact him failed. 

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