The Malta Independent 4 August 2020, Tuesday

Missing 75-year-old man found dead below Pieta’ bastion

Monday, 19 August 2019, 20:56 Last update: about 13 months ago

A man who had been reported missing by his relatives was found dead in Pieta' on Monday afternoon, the police said.

Police officers from the Valletta station mounted a search for a 75-year-old man that was reported missing earlier during the day.

He was found lying on the ground near a garden in Triq l-Indipendenza at around 7.15pm. The man was pronounced dead on site.

The police said the man likely fell from a height of three storeys and ended up below a bastion.


Members of the Civil Protection Department were called to assist.

Magistrate Astrid May Grima is leading an inquiry. The police are also investigating.


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