Woman, 74, drowned at beach in Torrevieja on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A woman, 74, has drowned at El Acequión beach in Torrevieja on Spain’s Costa Blanca.

THE Centre for Information and Coordination of Emergency (Cicu) were alerted to a woman who was unconcious having been pulled from the sea.

A unit of the SAMU was moved to the site, but despite the medical team carrying out advanced cardiopulmonary resuscitation manoeuvres, they were unable to save the woman’s life yesterday morning, at 11.15am.

Cicu confirmed a post mortem will determine the cause of death as drowning.

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Tara Rippin

Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
She has been in journalism for more than 20 years, having worked for local newspapers in the Midlands, UK, before relocating to Spain in 1990.
Since arriving, the mother-of-one has made her home on the Costa Blanca, while spending 18 months at the EWN head office in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol.
She loves being part of a community that has a wonderful expat and Spanish mix, and strives to bring the latest and most relevant news to EWN’s loyal and valued readers.

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