Sunday, July 21, 2024

Michael Mosley found dead on greek Island

British TV presenter and healthy living advocate Michael Mosley has been found dead on the Greek island of Symi, according to a deputy mayor who spoke to Reuters on Sunday. Mosley, 67, had been missing since Wednesday after setting out alone for a walk along a coastal path in extreme heat.

Police spokeswoman Constantina Dimoglidou reported that a body, believed to be Mosley’s, had been discovered in the Agia Marina area, pending identification. “The mayor of the island and a state TV ERT journalist were filming in Agia Marina when they spotted the body,” said deputy mayor Nikitas Grillis. “It is certainly him.”

A police official clarified that the body was found on rocky terrain near the sea, refuting earlier reports that it was discovered in a cave. Police are currently investigating the scene.

Mosley, who was on the island with his wife, was last seen alive at 1:30 p.m. (1030 GMT) on Wednesday. He vanished after embarking on a walk along a rocky coastal path from Agios Nikolaos beach to the village of Pedi, which triggered a search operation.

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