Autopsy to be conducted on dead body found at sea

Police officers are seen loading the body of a person onto an ambulance after being found dead at sea near Male' City on October 23, 2020. (Photo/Mvcrisis)

Police have confirmed that an autopsy examination is to be conducted on the dead body found at sea today. 

The body of the 31-year old local male was found at sea near IGMH around 10:40. 

A police message read that since it could not be confirmed that the death was by natural causes, a post mortem examination is to be conducted. 

The body has now been taken to the mortuary according to police officials. 

No further details were provided by police.