The body of a woman was found yesterday morning in an irrigation tank within the municipality of Albuñol at the eastern end of the Costa Tropical.
The 58-year-old victim was found just after five in the morning and the Guardia Civil requested the assistance of the fire service in order to retrieve the body. Accordingly, the emergency call centre despatched the Motril fire service as well as an ambulance.
According to police sources it was the victim’s son who had reported that his mother had gone missing Sunday afternoon. He finally contacted the police to report the situation around one yesterday morning. It was this same son as part of a search party, who came across the body .
When the body was retrieved, he confirmed that it was his mother. Although the body bore no signs of violence, the autopsy that will be carried out by the Institute of Legal Medicine of Granada which will determine the cause of death.
(News: Albuñol, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalusia)