Body found floating near Cabopino port

  • The body was eventually rescued at Mijas Costa

A body found floating near Cabopino port in Marbella on Monday belonged to a man of sub-Saharan origin, emergency services have confirmed.

A member of the public dialled 112 on Monday afternoon to report a sighting of a body in the sea around 200 metres from the shore near a beach bar.

The body was rescued after being dragged by the waves towards the Calahonda area of Mijas Costa.