The body of a man was found on Tuesday afternoon in a coastal area of the Larnaca district.

The man was identified as 81-year-old Andreas Avraam from Xylophagou.

His body was spotted around 5.30pm by a Greek Cypriot passerby on the rocks near a restaurant in Ormidia, British Bases spokesman Kristian Gray told the Cyprus Mail.

He added British Bases authorities rushed to the scene for on-site examinations and investigations.

The cause of death is currently unknown.