Man dies after sea rescue
A man died after being rescued from the water in cardiorespiratory arrest in Lanzarote. The tragedy happened on the esplanade in front of the Cabildo de Lanzarote building in Arrecife.
Neither the age or nationality of the victim was released.
The Canary Emergency Service and National Police were called to the scene after the 112 emergency control centre received an alert after the rescue. A doctor who happened to be in the area was already performing resuscitation.
“The staff of the SUC on arrival at the scene of the incident continued with the basic resuscitation and then advanced, without success, and the man’s death was confirmed,” said a 112 spokesman.