The dead body which was pulled out of the sea yesterday afternoon in the area of Xatt l-Aħmar in Għajnsielem has been identified as 70-year-old John Grima from Xlendi, Gozo. The man was known in the Xlendi community by the nickname, ‘Gun Shot’ and was a keen fisherman.
Grima, who lived alone, had been reported missing for the last few days after his fishing rod and bag were found near the sea. He was found in the sea, face down.
The Duty Magistrate is leading an inquiry and the Police investigations are underway.,
Man’s body recovered from the sea at Għajnsielem