The body of a child was discovered in Kamadhoo of Baa Atoll, report the Maldives Police Service.
Police reported that the body was discovered in the sea by islanders and that the boy was dead when he was carried to hospital.
Police are now investigating the case.
Daily newspaper Haveeru reported that the boy was one year and six months old. The newspaper reported that the boy fell into the sea while he was playing near the island’s jetty.