A Filipino seafarer was found dead on the Maltese-registered MV Elbella at Marsaxlokk Freeport in Malta on Sunday night.
The sailor’s body was discovered in a pool of blood with several stab wounds.
It was reported that two kitchen knives were found near the body of the victim, who was employed in the ship’s galley. According to AISLive reports, MV Elbella had sailed to Marsaxlokk, where it was detained, from Turkey. Police investigations are ongoing.