An 85-year-old Norwegian tourist tragically died this Monday afternoon, having been pulled out of the water in cardiorespiratory arrest at the Anfi del Mar beach, in Gran Canaria’s south west municipality of Mogán.


The event occurred around four in the afternoon when the main 112 Coordinating Centre for Emergencies and Security (CECOES) received a report indicating that a man in cardiorespiratory arrest had been pulled out of the water by several swimmers after having realised that he was floating without moving having appeared to have drowned.