Man found dead in woods

A 52 year old man was found dead in the woods of Faresmaathodaa in Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll, after he was believed to have fallen from a coconut tree.

Miadhu reported that Ali Hussain Manik was found by other islanders at 6:00am this morning, nearby a rope used for climbing coconut trees and a carving knife.

The body was taken to the Faresmaathodaa Health Centre where the attending doctor concluded Manik had died on the May 23.

The Police are continuing to investigate the incident, Miadhu reported.