Drunken Briton drowns in Alicante

14th August 2007, Comments 0 comments

14 August 2007 , ALICANTE – A Briton, who witnesses said appeared to be drunk, toppled off a quay at the yacht marina in the Mediterranean resort of Alicante in the early hours on Tuesday and drowned in the sea, local police said.

14 August 2007

ALICANTE – A Briton, who witnesses said appeared to be drunk, toppled off a quay at the yacht marina in the Mediterranean resort of Alicante in the early hours on Tuesday and drowned in the sea, local police said.

Witnesses told police patrolling the marina that the man fell into the water from the quay, which has no safety rails.

Police made several attempts to pull the drowned Briton from the sea but it was not until firemen arrived at around 4 am that the body was recovered.

The witnesses said the man was wobbling and stumbling before he fell and appeared to be drunk.

(Copyright EFE with Expatica)

                     Subject: Spanish News

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