05 February 2011
Dead body found on beach
Televizaun Timor-Leste, February 4, 2011 language source: Tetun - A fisherman, Candido Sequeira, yesterday found a dead body of an unidentified man in the sea in front of Sional, Dili.
The man was believed to have been killed before being thrown into the sea.
The body was taken out by the Timorese Maritime Police Unit after Sequeira told them about what he found.
"When we were going to cast our net, we saw something floating in the sea and therefore we came close to it, but we found a dead man; therefore we reported it to the Maritime Police," Sequeira said.
The Maritime Police Commander, Superintendent Lino Saldanha, said he believed that that the man was killed before being thrown into the sea.
The dead body was taken to the National Hospital of Guido Valadares by the police for an autopsy.