An 83-year-old British resident of the Costa who disappeared last Sunday, 19 May, in Mijas, was found dead on Thursday evening, search operation sources reported.
Glyn Jones, who had lived in Mijas with his wife for 15 years, had been last seen on Sunday near the Plaza Virgen de la Peña in Mijas Pueblo.
It is thought that he went out for a walk in the country and got lost. After his wife reported his disappearance the emergency services launched a search operation.
His body was found on Thursday evening by the road that links Mijas and Fuengirola at kilometre point 15.