Preliminary probe shows no foul play in Jordanian actor’s death in Egypt

Ashraf Telfah
(File photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN  — A preliminary investigation conducted by the Egyptian authorities and relayed to the Jordanian embassy in Cairo found no criminal suspects in the death of a Jordanian actor in Egypt, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates announced on Tuesday.اضافة اعلان

Ashraf Telfah, 47, was found in critical condition in his Cairo apartment before being taken to a nearby hospital, where he died two days later, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.

The hospital report cited a cerebral hemorrhage, pulmonary edema, impaired consciousness, and poor circulation as the causes of death, Foreign Ministry spokesman Sinan Majali said.

While reviewing footage from closed-circuit cameras placed around the apartment, Egyptian authorities reported to the Jordanian embassy that they found no evidence that anyone had broken into the building, according to Majali.

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