The lifeless body of a young man has been recovered from a Torrevieja Beach. The 22-year-old Russian had been missing since Thursday and rescuers had been searching for his body.
The man had been swept away by strong currents in the La Zorra cove along with a 24-year old Finnish woman. The body of the woman was found the previous day on Los Locos beach.
The alarm was raised by the Russian man’s girlfriend who told emergency services that her partner and a friend had been had been swept out to sea and a few hours later the woman’s body was recovered by Guardia Civil divers.
An air and sea search was launched to locate the missing man.