Sunday, December 10

Recovered floating in the waters of Alicante and Murcia the lifeless bodies of seven people

Seven lifeless bodies floating in the sea have been rescued in the waters of Alicante and Murcia, four of them on the coast of Pilar de la Horadada and Torrevieja, and three in the Manga del Mar Menor. The bodies have been transferred to perform autopsies that can determine the causes of death and achieve their identification.

In a statement from the Civil Guard, the armed body explained that the events occurred between 1:00 p.m. this Sunday, when the first of them appeared in Murcia, and 10:40 p.m., when it was found. the fifth. Throughout this Monday they have been found, one more in La Manga, around 12 in the morning, and the last one 3 nautical miles from Torrevieja, at 2:00 p.m.

The bodies have been transferred for the performance of the autopsy to determine the causes of death, sex, age and possible nationality of all of them, although apparently they could be of North African origin and the possibility that they sailed in a boat type patera coming from their country of origin.

The previous Saturday, around 3:45 p.m., a person traveling alone was rescued by the Maritime Rescue helicopter aboard a fiberglass boat, 6 meters long, without motor, adrift, 30 nautical miles from Cabo de la Nao, in Xàbia. It was a man who did not carry documentation, who told the agents that he was 21 years old.

The Civil Guard investigates the facts to determine the possible relationship between the boat located in Xàbia and the seven bodies found in the sea.