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Police investigate death of resort employee

Shahudha Mohamed
23 March 2020, MVT 20:01
Maldives Police Service. PHOTO: AHMED AWSHAN ILYAS
Shahudha Mohamed
23 March 2020, MVT 20:01

Maldives Police Service disclosed on Monday that an employee of Olhuveli Beach and Spa Resort was found dead in his living quarters.

The 53-year-old Sri Lankan male was reported dead on Monday itself, Police said.

Police later stated that the employee's sudden death was not considered connected to the COVID-19 pandemic "as the deceased had a medical known history". Adding that no other external injuries were found on the body, Police stated that it could imply it was a natural death.

However, they assured that a standard death investigation will be undertaken to complete all procedural matters on reported sudden death cases.

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