Sunday 15 December, 2019

Philippine sailor dies aboard ship docked at Pt Lisas port

An autopsy has been ordered to confirm the cause of death of a sailor attached to a ship docked at the Point Lisas Port

The deceased, police were told, is a Phillippine national. 

Around 6.00 am Thursday, police received a report that a man who was part of a crew that had docked near the Point Lisas port, had died.

When officers arrived, they did not observe any marks of violence on the body of the deceased.

Additionally, they were told the deceased had been sick for some time while at sea.

While foul play is not initially suspected, a post mortem was ordered to confirm the cause of death.

More on this as it becomes available. 

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