man drowns

A German man drowned on October 12 while swimming off Monte do Clérigo, a beach in Aljezur.

Cruz Martins from the Maritime Authority told Portuguese news agency Lusa: “Emergency service staff attempted to revive the victim but their efforts were unsuccessful.”

He added that the body of the man, who was described as being around 50 years old, has now been taken for an autopsy at Barlavento Hospital in Portimão.