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Birżebbuġa Victim Identified As 75-Year-Old Rita Azzopardi


The woman who tragically died in Birżebbuġa has been identified as 75-year-old Rita Azzopardi!


Rita Azzopardi is a mother of two and a grandmother. She was also described as a humble and kind woman.



Rita sadly passed away on Monday evening after she fell from her house’s balcony in Birżebbuġa. The incident happened whilst she was cleaning her balcony and the balustrades gave way resulting in her fall.


This incident happened at around 7pm in Triq is-Sebħ Birżebbuġa. Civil Protection and a medical team from Mater Dei were called on the scene. However, she was certified dead on the spot.


Photo: CMRU, Malta Police Force


Police investigations are still ongoing.