About 10am this morning, the Centro Coordinador de Emergencias y Seguridad CECOES (112) Emergency and Security Coordinating Centre received a call from a member of the public who reported seeing a body floating off the coast, near the San Agustín beach. The Canarian Emergency Service (SUC) sent two ambulances, one medicalised and another basic life support. When they arrived at the place they could only verify that it was a person already deceased.
The Red Cross were deployed by boat, located the body and immediately transferred it to the beach for emergency services to to try to help. After verifying the death the case was passed to the National Police, which is responsible for the corresponding proceedings.
The body is that of a man around 50 years of age. Little more is known at this time.