Corpse washes up the shore of H. Dh. Naivaadhoo

The human corpse which washed up the shore of H. Dh. Naavaidhoo on January 1, 2019 lays covered with a plastic sheet. (Photo/Kulhudhuffushi Online)

A human corpse has washed up the shore of H. Dh. Navaidhoo.

The corpse washed up the shore at the beach used by boats to harbor at approximately 11:30 this Tuesday morning.

Maldives Police Service says the agency received report of the corpse – which showed outward signs of deterioration - at noon.

President of Naavaidhoo Council, Ahmed Faiz reported to ‘Sun’ the corpse is believed to be that of a woman.

Naavaidhoo Police are operating at the scene, and an additional team of officers from H. Dh. Kulhudhuffushi has been dispatched to the island.