The body of an elderly Frenchwoman was discovered washed up on the Salamis Bay Hotel beach. Yvette Marie Claudine Kesaudy Durusso aged 78, had been staying at the hotel.
Tourists who noticed the body at around 6pm on Monday informed the lifeguards who had finished for the day and were preparing to leave .
Ms. Durosso’s body was removed to Famagusta State Hospital for autopsy to discover the cause of her death.
At the weekend, a number of people had entered the sea, despite lifeguard warnings not to do so, and had to be rescued.