23 January 2011

Fisherman discovers skeletons on the beach

The beach at Manatuto - site of the discovery of human skeletons
Radio Timor-Leste, January 18, 2011 language source: Tetun - A fisherman named Mario Aleixo Ximenes said that he had discovered four skeletons on the beach at Mantuto when he was going fishing.

Ximenes affirmed that he had directly contacted the police to take a look closer at those skeletons.

Manatuto Investigation Police Deputy Commander Leopoldina Rodrigues said she had been instructed by national forensics to secure the skeletons, as they were on the beach.

Sales Luis, a reporter from the Timorese Public Radio, affirmed that the local residents and the police had collected the skeletons and had kept them at the Manatuto Police station, while waiting for the national forensics team.

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