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British man drowns in sea near Motril

  • He got into trouble off the Calahonda beach early Tuesday afternoon

A 63-year-old British man was pulled out of the sea after getting into trouble off the Calahonda beach in Motril at around 1.30pm on Tuesday.

He was helped by a fellow bather who spotted that the man was in trouble, according to a press release issued by Andalucía's emergency services. Despite the rescuer's efforts to resuscitate the man, he had died by the time emergency services arrived at the scene.