A man found dead on a beach two days ago has been identified as 69 year old Cypriot resident of Paphos, despite initial reports that he was a tourist, philenews reports.
The man was found on a beach in Kato Paphos on Monday. He was identified after a member of his family reported him as missing.
Philenews added that a post-mortem examination determined that he died of asphyxia as a result of drowning.
He was spotted by members of the public who called police and was taken by ambulance to Paphos Hospitals where doctors pronounced him dead.