The body of a person was found in a shed on the Adimalathura beach in the Vizhinjam police station limits here on Sunday.

According to the Vizhinjam police, the body of Vincent, 54, was found by his relatives with whom he was staying. When he did not turn up for breakfast, they searched for him and found him lying dead in a shed on the beach, where he used to sleep in the daytime. His wife and son are in Kannur. He was staying with his sister here. A post-mortem examination was conducted and the body was shifted to the medical college hospital morgue.