Updated (1): Woman found dead in Balluta Bay

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

A woman was found dead in the sea close to the shore in Balluta Bay, St Julian’s.

The corpse of the woman was discovered by passers by. A police spokesperson confirmed that the corpse belongs to a woman which was not yet identified.

The police were informed around 7.10am on Tuesday about the discovery. A police spokesperson confirmed that the police are on site.

The Armed Forces of Malta assisted the police in retrieving the corpse.

A magisterial inquiry has been appointed into the case.

More details will follow.