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Charred Body Found in Nicosia

A burned body has been found by a Nicosia citizen in a field in Geri's industrial area, said police today.

The body is male, and unidentified as of the writing of this article. State medical examiner Sophocles Sophocleous is to carry out a thorough autopsy. A Nicosia resident found the body and alerted the authorities at 1.10pm this afternoon, according to police statements.

The exact cause of death will be confirmed by further investigations, said police. Nicosia crime investigators are in charge of the case. As the body is still unidentified, police have appealed for anyone who may have information to contact the police on the Citizen's Line 1460.

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