EMERGENCY SERVICES have confirmed the death of a five-year-old British child at an apartment block in Nerja in the province of Malaga in Andalucia this evening (Tuesday).
The 112 emergency control centre said that after finding the child unconscious the emergency services were unable to revive him at the scene.
The development they were called to consists of two blocks of apartments with a separate swimming pool for each.
Unconfirmed reports say the child was British and part of a family group.
🔴Fallece un niño de cinco años ahogado en una piscina de una casa de Nerja, #Málaga. Los servicios de emergencia han intentado reanimarlo sin éxito tras hallarlo inconsciente.
— Emergencias 112 (@E112Andalucia) October 23, 2018