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Elderly Man Tragically Drowns at Marbella Beach

In a tragic incident, an elderly man lost his life after drowning at the Playa de Venus beach in Marbella. The unfortunate event unfolded on Sunday, October 29. The local police had to cordon off a section of the beach following the incident.

Failed Rescue Attempt by Onlookers

Witnesses at the scene managed to pull the man out of the water. Despite their best efforts, they were unable to save his life. The beachgoers immediately alerted the emergency services, who confirmed that the man exhibited symptoms of drowning.

Police Investigation Underway

The local police arrived at the scene and called for the on-call judge, indicating that the man had indeed passed away. The exact circumstances surrounding the incident are currently under investigation.

Emergency Services Alerted Midday

It is believed that the accident occurred around 12:45. The Costa del Sol branch of the Andalucia Emergency Services received the call for help. Further details about the incident are awaited.

Recent Unfortunate Events in Spain

This incident adds to a series of unfortunate events in Spain. Recently, Spain’s Civil Guard arrested hackers in Alicante who targeted 168 different companies via ransomware. The expat community is also mourning the loss of a ‘vivacious, determined and glamorous’ British grandmother on Spain’s Costa del Sol. In another shocking incident, three masked men opened fire at targets in front of shocked Brits in the upmarket Guadalmina resort in Marbella.

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