Malé, Maldives – Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) on Saturday confirmed that the body of the missing Australian tourist was found at sea, 1.33 nautical miles away from the Crossroads SAii Lagoon resort.
The tourist was reported missing from a water villa at the Crossroads SAii Lagoon at 06:54 this morning. MNDF Malé Area Coast Guard squadron was dispatched to the location to initiate the search and rescue procedures.
The missing man’s body was found floating 1.33 nm away from the resort at 09:36 this morning. MNDF reports that the body has now been transported to the resort.