UPDATE: Police confirm man's body found at Orange TAFE campus not suspicious

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11: 9am

Police have confirmed the death of a 43-year-old man at the Forest Road TAFE Campus in Orange on Tuesday was not suspicious. An official cause of death has not been announced. 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 10: 5pm

POLICE launched an investigation after a body was found at an Orange TAFE campus on Tuesday morning.

It is unconfirmed but it is believed the deceased was a male security guard.

By 9am on Tuesday a large section of TAFE Western’s Orange Rural Skills campus on Forest Road had been cordoned off by police.

At this stage there is no information regarding the circumstances of the death.

TAFE staff, who are not due to resume teaching until the end of the month, were consoling each other outside the cordoned off area on Tuesday morning.

TAFE has issued a statement of support for its staff and students.

“TAFE NSW has been made aware of an incident at the Forest Road campus this morning that has been referred to the police,” a TAFE NSW spokesperson said.

“We are saddened by the loss and are making every effort to support staff, families and students at this time.”

A Worksafe spokesman said the organisation had not been contacted by police to investigate the death.

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