By Cathy Elelman • 05 July 2020 • 12:37
GUARDIA Civil have recovered a body from a cave in the isolated San Pedro bay on the Nijar coast.
According to reports people living in the bay came across the body of a man in his sixties on Friday night and alerted the authorities.
Due to the difficulty in getting to the cave, the recovery was carried out with the support of the GREIM Mountain Intervention Special Group and the Guardia Civil aerial service.
CREDIT: Guardia Civil Almeria
It was also reported that the man was undocumented and that his body could have been in the cave for several days.
The Guardia Civil has launched an investigation into the cause of the man’s death.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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