Man dies from drowning at San Cristobal beach in Almuñecar

Man dies from drowning at San Cristobal beach in Almuñecar
Man dies from drowning at San Cristobal beach in Almuñecar. image: google - willy fog

Man dies from drowning at San Cristobal beach in Almuñecar

A 55-year-old man has died this Monday, November 15, after being pulled out of the water by other individuals on San Cristobal beach, in Almuñecar. It has been confirmed by the Emergency 112 Andalusia service, attached to the Ministry of the Presidency, Public Administration, and Interior of the Board.

According to witnesses who observed the incident, and subsequently alerted the emergency services, the event occurred just a few minutes after 2pm. They saw a man being helped from the water clearly showing signs of drowning. Those who had helped him then attempted to carry out cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) techniques there on the shore.

Emergency services confirmed the man dead at the scene

The 112 service had immediately mobilised the emergency services upon receiving the call, including patrols from the Local Police, the Guardia Civil, and the Public Health Emergencies Company ambulance (EPES).


Upon arrival at the beach, after trying to revive him, the emergency services confirmed that a 55-year-old man was dead at the scene. The normal judicial protocol to clarify the causes that surround the event have reportedly been initiated by the Guardia Civil, as reported by


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Chris was born in a small village in Wales, where he ran his own successful construction company for many years, before deciding in 1990, to swap the grey skies and rain for the sunshine and lifestyle of the Costa del Sol. Late last year he made the move to Southern Portugal, and is now residing on the Algarve. Having sung and played in a rock band back in Wales, he still likes to go out and entertain in his spare time, singing in restaurants and golf clubs. Interests are of course music, especially from the 60s and 70s, movies, nice restaurants, and he has a passion for graphic design and online marketing.


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