A Victorian man holidaying in the United States has been found dead in Chicago.
Haimish Mawson, 21, died on Sunday during his trip to Los Angeles and Chicago, the 21-year-old's stepfather Darryl Remnant posted on Facebook.
"While we don't know the full story yet, we have been in contact with the Medical Examiner in Chicago, and will post an update regarding when we can go collect Haimish and bring him home, and funeral arrangements," Mr Remnant posted on Sunday night.
DFAT has confirmed they are providing consular assistance to the family.
A spokesperson said:
“The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is providing consular assistance, in accordance with the Consular Services Charter, to the family of an Australian man who died in the Chicago. Owing to our privacy obligations we will not provide further comment.”