The Los Angeles Police Department has had to deny recent rumours that foul play has been ruled out in the death of Vancouver student Elisa Lam.

On Monday, some media in Vancouver reported that police investigators don't suspect foul play in Lam's death.

However, Alex Martinez, a LAPD public information officer, denied those reports to The Vancouver Sun.

He said there is no update since an autopsy last week could not definitively reveal if the 21-year-old woman was killed or died accidentally. Lam's body was found in a water tank on the roof of a downtown L.A. hotel.

The L.A. County Coroners' Office is waiting for results of toxicology and other tests which are expected to take several weeks.

Lam, a former University of British Columbia student, travelled alone to Los Angeles on Jan. 26 and was last seen by hotel staff on Jan. 31. Police revealed surveillance video of Lam acting strangely in an elevator.

It's unclear why she was in California. Her body was found about three weeks later.

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  • Jan. 26, 2013 - Arrival In L.A.

    21-year-old <a href="http://www.lapdonline.org/newsroom/news_view/52943">Elisa Lam</a> of Vancouver, B.C. arrived in L.A. on Jan. 26. The University of British Columbia student was travelling by herself.

  • Jan. 28, 2013 - Hotel Check-In

    Lam checked into the Cecil Hotel in <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/02/06/elisa-lam-missing-vancouver-la-disappearance_n_2632632.html">downtown Los Angeles</a> on Jan. 28. She was set to check out on Feb. 1, reported KTLA.

  • Jan. 31, 2013 - Last Seen Alive

    Lam was last seen alive in the lobby of the Cecil Hotel on Jan. 31. She had been in contact with her family daily. Her <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/02/06/elisa-lam-missing-vancouver-la-disappearance_n_2632632.html">disappearance was called "suspicious"</a> by police.

  • Feb. 8, 2013 - Friend Calls Lam "Caring"

    Friends called Lam a <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/02/08/elisa-lam-vancouver-student-missing-los-angeles_n_2647593.html">caring and conscientious woman</a>. She had been travelling alone in California. Police said her reason for travelling in the state was "unclear."

  • Feb. 14, 2013 - Troubling Video Released

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/02/14/elisa-lam-missing-video-la-vancouver_n_2688168.html">LAPD released</a> a troubling video captured from the <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Zq4LmWiDiC0">Cecil Hotel's elevator surveillance</a> camera of Lam behaving strangely.

  • Feb. 19, 2013 - Body Found

    On Feb. 19, Lam's body was discovered by a worker in one of the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/02/19/elisa-lam-dead-missing-vancouver-body-found-la_n_2719564.html">Cecil Hotel</a>'s four water tanks on the building's roof. They were checking a complaint about low water pressure.

  • Feb. 20, 2013 - Guests Leave Hotel After Lam Found

    A man, left, leaves the Cecil Hotel with belongings as Michael and Sabina Baugh, both 27, of Plymouth, England, wait for transportation as they leave the hotel in downtown Los Angeles on Feb. 20. Early Tuesday, police discovered the body of a Canadian woman at the bottom of the historic hotel's water tank, weeks after she was reported missing. The Baughs, on a 14-day tour package, had been there eight days and had showered in and drank the water. The couple's tour operator was less than cooperative in finding them other accommodations.

  • Feb. 21, 2013 - Autopsy Complete

    An autopsy on the body was completed on Feb. 21, but the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/02/21/elisa-lam-autopsy-missing-la-die_n_2736358.html">cause of death</a> has been "deferred pending additional tests," said Ed Winter, L.A. Country assistant chief coroner.

  • Feb. 26, 2013 - Class-Action Lawsuit Filed

    Two former guests file a <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/03/01/elisa-lam-case-cecil-hotel-lawsuit_n_2793453.html?1362186011">class-action lawsuit</a> against the Cecil Hotel after Elisa Lam's body was found in a water tank.

  • Jun. 20, 2013 - Cause Of Death Confirmed

    Elisa Lam died of "<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/06/20/elisa-lam-death-accidental_n_3474116.html" target="_blank">accidental due to drowning, other significant conditions: bipolar disorder</a>," confirmed Los Angeles County Coroner.


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