German woman, 80, dies in sea
A German woman aged 80 died in a beach tragedy despite being pulled from the sea.
The incident happened at Playa de Los Fariones in Puerto del Carmen, Tías in the mid-afternoon.
The 112 emergency control centre received an alert in which it was reported that beach lifeguards were performing resuscitation on a woman who had been rescued from the water in the Playa Grande area in front of the first aid station.
The Canary Emergency Service attended, together with the local police and Civil Guard. On their arrival, medics continued with the basic and advanced resuscitation techiques but without success and her death could only be confirmed.
Pending an autopsy, it is believed she drowned.