Updated | Man found dead in St Julian’s, suspected drug overdose

Man found dead off St Augustine’s Street, second fatality of the day

Police are on St Augustine's Street in St Julian's where the body of a man was discovered at 2:45pm
Police are on St Augustine's Street in St Julian's where the body of a man was discovered at 2:45pm

First reports are in of a man found dead off St Augustine’s Street, up a residential alleyway.

The body was discovered at 2:45pm. The man was said to be a 36-year-old British national, and he is believed to have died of a drug overdose.

Police are on site where a duty magistrate is holding an inquiry.

This is the second fatality within 24 hours. The body of a Dutch woman was found in Santa Venera with her throat slashed in what police suspect was a gruesome murder perpetrated by her former boyfriend.

More in Court & Police

Get access to the real stories first with the digital edition

Subscribe