Swimmer dies at popular beach
A man aged about 50 died despite being rescued from the sea in Fuerteventura.
The tragedy happened off the beach of Corralejo in the municipality of La Oliva in the late afternoon.
The local police and Civil Guard attended following a call to the 112 emergency control centre which reported that a man had been pulled from the water and was in cardiorespiratory arrest.
When medics arrived, attempts were already being made to revive him and they took over with advanced procedures but with no success.