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Body recovered from sea near Lagoa beach

A body was recovered from the sea near Praia da Estaquinha in Lagoa on Wednesday afternoon. Maritime authorities believe the victim is a fisherman, aged between 60 and 70, who fell into the sea while cliff fishing near the beach.

The body was recovered by a lifeboat from the Ferragudo ISN rescue centre after someone spotted it floating and contacted authorities.

PJ criminal police are handling the investigation.

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