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Police make two arrests after image of Sala's body was posted on social media

Flowers, messages and candles are placed in front of a giant portrait of Emilianio Sala
Flowers, messages and candles are placed in front of a giant portrait of Emilianio Sala.

Two people have been arrested after an image of deceased footballer Emiliano Sala's body had been posted on social media.

Dorset police announced on Saturday an investigation would be launched following the discovery of the image online.

- Borden: In search of Emiliano Sala

"On Feb. 7 2019, a post mortem examination of Emiliano Sala was conducted at Holly Tree Lodge Mortuary in Dorset," a police statement read. "On Feb. 13, Dorset Police became aware of an image on Twitter purporting to show...

British police investigate picture of Sala's body was posted online

Emiliano Sala portrait
Emiliano's body was found on Feb. 3 after the aircraft taking him to Cardiff vanished on Jan. 21.

British Police said on Sunday they were investigating how a picture reported to be of the body of Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala had been taken and posted online.

Sala, 28, had been flying from his previous club Nantes in western France to Wales on Jan. 21 to join up with Cardiff City when the single-engined Piper Malibu aircraft disappeared over the English Channel.

- Borden: In search of Emiliano Sala

Wreckage was found on Feb. 3 following a privately-funded underwater search and a body was...