The ABC understands controversial Australian businessman Geoffrey Edelsten has died aged 78 in Melbourne.
Mr Edelsten was the previous proprietor of the Sydney Swans soccer membership and numerous 24-hour GP superclinics and was a high-profile determine within the Eighties identified for a flamboyant life-style.
He’s understood to have died this afternoon at his house on St Kilda Highway.
Police mentioned the dying was not being handled as suspicious and can put together a report for the coroner.
Edelsten was struck off the NSW medical register in 1988 for over-billing. He was later jailed for paying a hitman to assault a former affected person.
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