April 12, 2021

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Brit expat found dead on sailing boat that sank despite clear weather

A British expat was found dead with one hand tied to the deck of his sunken sailing boat.

The 74-year-old was found dead when the vessel sank – despite clear weather – in the port of Souda, near Chania.

Authorities are investigating the mysterious death after the man’s body was recovered on Sunday morning.

The Greek Coast Guard and the Souda Port Authority reportedly attended the scene after fishermen found the sunken vessel in the Vlite area.

When authorities arrived, the man was found dead and was transported by ambulance to Chania Hospital for an autopsy.

The Brit had been living on the boat alone with his dog since his wife’s death ten years ago.

The man’s dog was located alive and was taken to a local welfare society.

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