Dead fisherman in trawl was Russian 27-year-old

Barents SeaBarents Sea.Photo: wikimedia.commons

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The man who was found dead in the ‘Smutthullet’ in the Barents Sea on April 4, was the Russian crab fisherman Krill Filippov (27), police said.

He was a crewmember of the Latvian trawler Memele and fell overboard in the spring of 2016.

The shrimp trawler Remøy got a corpse in its trawer net in international waters on April 4, at the Smutthullet in the Barents Sea. The deceased was identified by fingerprints.

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