Police have confirmed that a dead body has been found in an abandoned house in the Maradhoofeydhoo district of Addu City.

Police also said that the body was of a local man.

They said police officers were now on the scene.

"The Press" has come to know that the man had been dead on his knees when he was found.

The source had also said that there were no signs of physical injuries on the body of the deceased.

Several dead bodies have been found in homes in the country over the last few months, especially in Male'.

Last month, Police had reported the discovery of a dead body in a house in the Maafannu district of the capital.

Police had identified the man as a 49-year-old local man.