Lost local found dead

Coast Guard | Photo: MNDF

Male’, Maldives- A local free diver who went missing while snorkeling near Male’ Westpark area has been found dead.

MNDF media official has said that 24 year old Shaffan Rasheed’s body was found underwear in that area by divers of the coast guard team at around 12.1 m depth.

Shaffan’s body was taken to Indhira Gandi Memorial Hospital (IGMH), where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.

Shaffan, went missing after going snorkeling at around 11:00 on Monday morning. MNDF revealed that the matter was reported to MNDF at around 16:34 upon which search efforts were initiated.