A young Finnish man has been found dead in a hostel in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

According to local media reports, the body of the 27-year-old tourist was found on Saturday afternoon in the room where he had stayed.

According to police alerted to the scene by the hostel's management, no external injuries were found in the deceased.

Upon finding, the man lay on the floor with his back, head on the mattress and legs raised.

The cause of a Finn's death is officially investigated with the help of forensic examinations.

According to the Ministry for Foreign Affairs' communications emergency service, the ministry is aware of the death of a Finnish citizen in Mexico.