Body washed ashore

Updated 06:24 PM
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Miguela Xuereb

A woman’s body was washed ashore in Bugibba this afternoon.

A Police spokesperson confirmed with Newsbook.com.mt that they received a report that the corpse of a woman was brought to the shore at around 2.30pm.

Police officers from Qawra police station went on site and called medical assistance. The woman, a 73-year-old from Mosta, was certified death on the scene.

Duty Magistrate Dr Marseanne Farruġia opened an inquiry.

Investigations are still ongoing and information is still being gathered.