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Body found on Paphos beach identified as Greek Cypriot aged 57 (Update 2)

Paphos General Hospital

The body found on a beach in Paphos early Sunday has been identified as 57-year-old Greek Cypriot  Andreas Katsaris who went to the area daily to swim, police said.

His death is being  investigated because although a CT scan on his body did not reveal any internal injuries, a forensic pathologist who went to the scene said he had a broken nose.

A post mortem will be carried out on Monday.

In statements to journalists, Paphos police spokesman and head of CID, Michalis Nikolaou said the body was discovered by a swimmer at 6.30am on Sunday on a beach along the Tombs of the Kings Road in front of a hotel.

From investigations, the man’s identity was established. He lived alone in Moutallos.

The 57-year-old’s car was found, parked and locked in a hotel car park approximately 1,300 meters from where his body was found. His personal items were found on the beach in front of the hotel, clothes wallet and car keys.


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