Two bodies found on Tallink Silja Europa ship

Estonian police say they don't think there is any connection between the two deaths.

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File picture of Tallink Silja Europa ship / Credit: Tallink Silja

Police in Estonia say they’ve found two bodies on board Tallink Silja Europa cruise ship.

The deceased are a 21-year old man and 25-year old woman, both Finnish citizens.

According to Estonian police they don’t think the deaths are related.

A spokesperson for Tallink Silja tells News Now Finland that the ship was on a 22 hour cruise from Helsinki to Tallinn, and had docked at the Estonian port at 22:00 on Saturday night.

The spokesperson says the bodies were discovered between 03:00 and 04:00 on Sunday morning.

Passengers who are taking the mini-cruise stay on board the ship overnight in their cabins, and have the chance to go ashore in Tallinn between 08:00 and 12:00 on Sunday morning.

The Tallink Silja Europa departed Tallinn at 12:30 on Sunday afternoon and is due back in Helsinki at 16:00.