July 4, 2018 / 9:19 AM / 10 months ago

HNA chairman death likely an accident, French police say

MARSEILLE, France, July 4 (Reuters) - Witness accounts point to the death of HNA Group's Wang Jian in southern France being an accident, police said on Wednesday.

"He stood on the edge of a sharp drop to get his family to take a picture of him and fell," said lieutenant-colonel Hubert Meriaux of the Vaucluse gendarmerie force, adding that Wang fell 15 meters off a wall.

"Witness accounts point to a likely accident," Meriaux said, adding that an autopsy would be carried out to determine the cause of death. (Reporting by Jean-Francois Rosnoblet Writing by Ingrid Melander; editing by Michel Rose)

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