Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Woman's body found washed up on Maldives beach

Police are investigating the death of a British woman whose body was discovered washed up on a beach in the Maldives.

Sharon Duval, 42, from Kidlington, Oxfordshire, is believed to have been on her honeymoon with husband Nick when the death happened.

A Maldives Police Service spokesman said the body was found on a beach at the LH. Kuredhu Resort at 0030 local time on Saturday.

The Foreign office said it was "urgently investigating" the death.

A spokeswoman added: "We stand ready to provide consular assistance."

The Serious and Organised Crime Department of Maldives Police Service is also conducting an investigation into the death.

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk

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