Body of man found floating in Indian Ocean

A 52-year-old man died at a lodging in Migori./COURTESY

Mombasa, KENYA: The body of an identified male was on Monday morning retrieved by Mombasa County inspectorates in the Indian Ocean.

Speaking to Baraka FM, Mombasa County Director of Inspectorate Mohammed Amir said that the body was discovered by two young men who were swimming in the ocean at about 9: 00 am.

The body was retrieved near Tamarind hotel in Nyali.

“We have retrieved the body this morning and we have started our investigations to establish his identity and notify the family,” said Amir.

The body was taken to Coast General mortuary for an autopsy to establish the cause of death.

Mr.Amir has requested members of the public whose kin is missing to check with the police.