Man dies following operation; magisterial inquiry underway

A Magisterial Inquiry about the case of a man of around 70 years of age who died following an operation in Gozo General Hospital has been launched.

Informed sources told that an autopsy will be carried out on the Gozitan man’s body.

A Police spokesperson confirmed that the incident took place last Tuesday, however, she was not in a position to give more details, including details about the victim and the type of operation he underwent. The same spokesperson explained that a magisterial inquiry is underway, as the operation he underwent was not risky.