Maldives Police Service revealed early Tuesday that a man was found dead inside the ventilator shaft of a house in Maafannu Ward at capital Male'.
According to the Police, the 37-year-old local male was reported missing around 2217 hrs on Monday night.
Police found the man in question on the floor of the ventilator shaft around 2236 hrs the same night.
However, authorities stated that the doctor confirmed that he had passed away by the time he was brought to Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH).
Police disclosed no further details, but noted that the matter was under investigation.