A dead body found at sea last week has been identified as a diver who had been reported missing. 

On November 26 police said a dead body had been found off Filfla but were unable to identify it.  

Photo: Police.Photo: Police.

In a statement on Friday, the police said the cadaver had been identified as belonging to 42-year-old Danilo Scolari, a diver who had been reported missing six days earlier. 

Scolari had last seen near the freeport wearing a camouflage wetsuit on Sunday, November 21.

The police thanked the public for their assistance in the matter.  

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