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Body investigations continue but no 'suspicious circumstances'

Wed, 31 Aug 2016


Police say they don't believe there are any 'suspicious circumstances' surrounding a body that washed up on the Island last month. 
 
Officers say enquiries are continuing to 'positively identify' the male body which was found on a remote beach near Niarbyl on August 8th.
 
Peel Lifeboat, the coastguard and a farmer were involved in the recovery of the corpse after it was found by members of the public. 
 
It's been confirmed a post-mortem examination has been carried out and the report from the pathologist is awaited. 
 
Police say a date for an inquest has not yet been set and they will publish more information as it becomes available. 
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