TVM is informed that a dead man was recovered at sea in Pretty Bay, Birżebbuġa.
The man is a 32-year old Indian national from Ħaż-Żabbar who fell into the sea. Fishermen who were near the accident site brought the man on shore and administered first aid treatment.
A medical team also arrived on site, however the man was certified dead shortly afterwards.
Duty Magistrate Caroline Farrugia Frendo appointed various experts for the inquiry, while Police are investigating the case.
Witnesses on site said that the man drowned after he appeared to be drunk.