Cyprus Mail

Fisherman found dead in his boat


A 72-year-old fisherman was found dead by his son around Petra tou Romiou area on Tuesday night.

The fisherman had been out in his boat fishing.

At around 9.30pm and after the fisherman had failed to respond to phone calls, his family alerted the police as his son rushed to the area searching for him.

There, he found his father unconscious. He was subsequently transported to the hospital where his death was announced.

According to Paphos CID chief and spokesman Michalis Nicolaou the autopsy will determine the cause of death, but no evidence indicating a criminal act has been found.

Nicolaou also said that according to his relatives the fisherman suffered several health problems.


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