Shimla : A 51 year old man Italian was found dead by the caretaker of a guest house in Kasol in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh police said Monday .
The man has been identified as Alisstro Marco and had arrived at Kasol the previous day .
An autopsy report is awaited , the Italian embassy in New Delhi has been informed , reports said .
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