In a somber turn of events, Sliema finds itself at the center of a murder investigation as police respond to a distress call on Triq Sir George Borg at 7 am. The authorities are treating the case as a homicide, with early indications pointing towards the victim being a woman.

Local media reports suggest that the alleged perpetrator, believed to be the assailant, has voluntarily surrendered to the police. The unfolding incident marks the second murder of 2024, closely following the New Year’s Day tragedy involving the shooting of Eric Borg in Rabat.