The Coastguard found an elderly swimmer in cardiac arrest in the sea at Puerto de la Cruz on Friday. The sad discovery was made shortly before noon with lifeboat crew reporting that the man, thought to be in his 80s, was found floating in the water. Sadly, despite attempts to resuscitate him at the harbour, nothing could be done to save him and he was declared dead at the scene.
Also on Friday, a man’s body was found inside a car parked near the cave of Hermano Pedro not far from TFS airport. Investigations are still ongiong as to his identity, with police trying to ascertain if the man was someone they were already searching for as a missing person.