Current Affairs
UPDATED: Woman discovered dead in sea at Għar Lapsi has been identified

The Police are investigating the discovery of the body of a Maltese woman, aged 51, which was found in the area of  Għar Lapsi, limits of Siggiewi.

The district police went on the scene after they received a call at around 3.30pm yesterday afternoon. An Armed Forces helicopter then pulled the woman’s dead body out of the sea.

The body was brought to shore by the helicopter crew near the Reverse Osmosis plant and was then transferred by hearse to the mortuary at Mater Dei for the initial forensic examinations prior to an autopsy.

In a statement, the Police said that the body has been identified as being that of a woman resident in Gzira who had been reported missing over the last few days. From the forensic examinations, there do not appear to be any signs of violence on the body.

Police investigations are being led by Inspector Kylie Borg while expert Mario Xerri is assisting in the appointed inquiry.

Duty Magistrate Joe Mifsud is leading the inquiry with the help of various experts.

 

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