By Ron Howells •
Published: 12 Jun 2021 • 22:50
Man Drowns Off Playamar Beach In Torremolinos, Malaga.
A bather drowned this Saturday evening, June 12, just off the beach of Playamar in Torremolinos, according to a report from Emergencias 112 Andalucía.
According to the emergency services, the event occurred around 8:00 p.m. It is understood that witnesses called 112 to say they had taken a person out of the water who was displaying signs of drowning.
Upon receiving the call, the coordinating centre notified the Public Health Emergencies Company (EPES), the Local Police and the Beach Service. Lifeguards who were at the beach carried out initial resuscitation measures on the man, but sadly, the man didn’t respond and was confirmed dead at the scene.
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Ron actually started his working career as an Ophthalmic Technician- things changed when, during a band rehearsal, his amplifier blew up and he couldn’t get it fixed so he took a course at Birmingham University and ended up doing a degree course. He built up a chain of electronics stores and sold them as a franchise over 35 years ago. After five years touring the world Ron decided to move to Spain with his wife and son, a place they had visited over the years, and only bought the villa they live in because it has a guitar-shaped swimming pool!.
Playing the guitar since the age of 7, he can often be seen, (and heard!) at beach bars and clubs along the length of the coast. He has always been interested in the news and constantly thrives to present his articles in an interesting and engaging way.
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