No conclusive evidence in death of cricket coach

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Forensic experts searched for evidence Wednesday in the hotel room where Pakistan’s cricket coach died under what police called “suspicious” circumstances, but authorities said they had reached no conclusions about the case.

As the forensics team completed its work, investigators awaited the pathologist’s findings on what killed Bob Woolmer, whose body was found a day after his team was upset by Ireland in the Cricket World Cup.

“There is no evidence it’s a homicide but we’re waiting for further information from the pathologist before we make any more statements,” Deputy Police Commissioner Mark Shields told The Associated Press.

Woolmer, who was 58 and lived in South Africa, was found unconscious in his Kingston hotel room on Sunday morning and pronounced dead at a local hospital. The previous day, Pakistan was stunned by Ireland in a St. Patrick’s Day victory that assured Pakistan’s early ouster from the World Cup, which is being played in the Caribbean.

A Pakistan team official said there was blood and vomit in the room and Woolmer was found by hotel staff on the floor with his mouth wide open.