The deputy head of the Taiwanese defense ministry's research and development unit was found dead today in a hotel room, according to the Central News Agency he died due to a heart attack.
The official's name was Ou Yang Li- Hsing the deputy head of the military-owned National Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology.
Authorities said that the 57-year-old Ou Yang died of a heart attack in a hotel room and he showed no sign of any 'intrusion'. His family has also said that he had a history of heart disease and had a cardiac stent, this was reported by many local news agencies.
According to officials, Ou Yang was on a business trip to the southern country of Pingtung, CNA said, they also added that he assumed the post early this year to supervise various missile production projects.