Tragedy on San Telmo beach
There was tragedy on San Telmo beach in Puerto de la Cruz late on Sunday afternoon when a 64-year-old man was pulled from the water.
The victim, of Spanish nationality, had already been brought back to shore by the time medics arrived.
The 112 control centre had received a call just before 6pm saying a man had been rescued from the water and he was in cardiorespiratory arrest.
First responders on the scene started resuscitation and medics took over, including on the ambulance journey to hospital. He did not recover and died.