British tourist, 53, ‘drowns in hotel pool in Mallorca after fainting while swimming’
- The Brit is said to have died in a hotel pool at the Globales Palmanova Hotel
- The alarm went off around 4:30pm today (July 17) after he passed out
- But despite the paramedics’ best efforts, he was pronounced dead at the scene
A British tourist reportedly drowned in a hotel pool in the Mallorcan resort of Palmanova today, according to reports.
The 53-year-old man is believed to have died this afternoon (Sunday, July 17) after fainting while swimming in the pool at the Globales Palmanova hotel.
The alarm went off around 4:30 p.m. today, but it was already unresponsive.
The tourist is believed to have swam in this pool at Hotel Globales Palmanova (pictured).
Mallorcan emergency services tried to revive the man, but unfortunately he was pronounced dead at the scene
Globales Palmanova is a short walk from the party resort of Magaluf, one of the island’s most popular destinations
Police and paramedics tried to revive him after they reached the scene and lifeguards took over, but were unable to save him.
He was pronounced dead before his body was taken away for an autopsy.
Civil Guard officers are now conducting a routine investigation and will prepare a report for a local magistrate.
It is not known whether the deceased was alone at the time or was accompanied by family or friends. He was not named.
The police could not be reached for a statement.
Globales Palmanova, a short walk from the party resort of Magaluf, one of the island’s most popular destinations, is a four-star hotel with pools for adults and children.