Watch: Update (4): Body of 4th person recovered

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Update (4)

The Police and the Armed Forces of Malta have confirmed that they have discovered the body of a 4th person who was originally on board the fishing boat Zaira.

The person is understood to be that of Sicilian Luciano Sapienza, the owner of the fishing boat.

The wreck of the fishing boat has also been taken to Haywharf.

The police say that investigations are still on-going.

Update (3)

Police have now confirmed that the  dead man was a 29 year old Moroccan national.

Man dies at sea off Żonqor Point

A man died at sea after the boat he was in with another three men capsized in the choppy sea near Żonqor Point in Marsascala. Police sources also confirmed that two other men managed to swim to the shore. They have meanwhile, been taken to hospital.

The Police also confirmed that the accident happened at around 4am on Saturday morning and that all those involved are seem to be Sicilians.

An Armed Forces of Malta patrol boat and helicopters are still on a search and rescue mission as the fourth person that was on the boat is still missing at sea.

Updated 16.00