AN 87-YEAR-OLD British man has died while hiking in a nature reserve near Cartagena.
Emergency services said the 87-year-old, who has not been named, was found lying unconscious in the sea by other walkers in his group after he got lost near the cove of Cala del Barco. The cove is in the Calblanque Natural Park.
The man is believed to have fallen. Medical personnel attempted to revive him but were unsuccessful.
Guardia Civil officers have since launched an investigation into the death which remains open.