Holidaymaker dies after getting into trouble in sea in Portugal

A holidaymaker has been pronounced dead after getting into difficulty in the water off the coast of Portugal. The 52-year-old was one of three people rescued by lifeguards off Praia do Inatel in Albufeira, according to Portuguese officials.

Emergency services went to the scene and maritime police discovered the man was unconscious when he was pulled from the water. The Portuguese maritime authority said resuscitation was attempted but the man was declared dead by a doctor at the scene.

His body was taken to a forensic science laboratory. Officials believe the man got into difficulty in the water, and two other members of the public got into trouble while attempting to rescue him without success.