By Cathy Elelman • 22 July 2020 • 14:06
GUARDIA Civil are investigating the death of a 70-year old man whose body was spotted floating near cliffs in Santa Ponsa in Calvia on Monday morning, according to Spanish press.
A local resident reportedly raised the alarm.
The reports said Guardia Civil officers managed to recover the body and get it on to dry land, where it was examined by a forensic doctor before being taken to the Palma Legal Medical Institute for an autopsy.
The reports also said that initial investigations pointed to the pensioner, a Santa Ponsa resident, having accidentally fallen down steps which provide access to the sea at a location in front of the Malgrats islands.
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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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