A BRITISH man has drowned after reportedly taking underwater pictures close to a preferred cliff leaping cove in Ibiza.
The 35-year-old was pronounced lifeless on the scene after failed makes an attempt to revive him by emergency responders.
The alarm was raised at round 6.15pm yesterday.
Police and paramedics raced to Punta Galera, a cove close to the favored resort of San Antonio, however may do nothing to save lots of the Brit.
The realm has rock platforms that are well-liked with cliff jumpers.
He’s mentioned to have been pulled unconscious from the water earlier than the makes an attempt to save lots of his life.
He has been named regionally up to now solely by his first title and surname as Kevin S.
It was not instantly clear if he lives in Ibiza.
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One native report mentioned the lifeless man had been practising underwater images and was with a good friend who raised the alarm.
Photographs revealed regionally confirmed emergency responders across the Brit as they practiced CPR on him on rocks close to the water’s edge.
Police appeared on as they tried to save lots of the lifetime of the drown sufferer, whose face was obscured within the stunning snaps however gave the impression to be carrying only a pair of black swim shorts.
A Civil Guard spokesman confirmed the lifeless man was a 35-year-old Brit. He mentioned: “The alarm was raised round 6.15pm. We acquired a name from a regional emergency response coordination centre.
“All we will say in the intervening time is that the lifeless man was 35 and British.
“An investigation is underway.”
A autopsy is anticipated to be carried out later at the moment.
The outcomes shall be despatched to a neighborhood court docket tasked with coordinating the continued probe.
A spokesman for the regional government-controlled emergency response coordination centre added: “We obtained a name to say a person had been pulled unconscious out of the water round 6.15pm yesterday.
“He was pronounced lifeless on the scene shortly afterwards regardless of makes an attempt to revive him and save his life.”
Journey evaluations for Ibiza describe Punta Galera as an outdated stone quarry subsequent to the ocean which is a well-liked nudist space.
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One provides: “It’s little visited, amongst different issues as a result of there may be neither a bar nor sand.
“Nonetheless, it’s simple to leap into the water because the depth is greater than two metres, aside from just a few locations the place you may get out over shallower submerged rocks.”
The quiet spot is reached by taking the highway from San Antonio to Santa Agnes and turning off in direction of the ocean earlier than the attractive bay known as Cala Salada.