A 74 year old woman, resident in Fgura, was found dead in the sea. At about 8.30am the Police were informed that a body was spotted in the sea, in Dry-docks Street (Triq it-Tarzna), Senglea.
The Malta Armed forces were informed and the body was brought to shore.
On duty Magistrate Astrid May Grima was informed and launched an inquiry and appointed a number of experts to assist her.
Police investigations are ongoing.