The Emergency and Security Coordination Center of the Government of the Canary Islands (CECOES 1-1-2) reported this Friday on the recovery of a body on Playa Amarilla, on the border between Arona and San Miguel de Abona. According to a statement, it would be the body of a 36-year-old man.
The events took place around 4:00 p.m., when 1-1-2 received a call alerting about the appearance of a motionless body underwater on the southern coast. Immediately all the necessary emergency resources were activated, moving to the beach a Maritime Rescue team, with a Helimer helicopter; Firefighters of Tenerife; the Canary Emergency Service (SUC), with a basic life support ambulance and a medicalized one; the civil Guard; the Local Police of Arona and San Miguel, and agents of the General Corps of the Canarian Police.
The firefighters managed to recover the body of the deceased and transfer it to the shore, where it was left at the disposal of the judicial authority, while the SUC staff attended to a 48-year-old woman, a witness to the events, who, at the time initial care, presented a mild anxiety crisis, later transferred by ambulance from the SUC to the Los Cristianos Health Center.
The police officers collaborated with the intervening resources.