Elderly Maltese swimmer dies in Marsalforn this afternoon
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An elderly Maltese swimmer died in Marsalforn this afternoon while he was swimming. The Emergency Response and Rescue Corps Lifeguards on duty said that despite the immediate basic life support provided by an off duty doctor and lifeguards, the victim sadly passed away.
Today was the second day of lifeguarding duty by the ERRC in Marsalforn Bay and they said that conditions in the bay were safe for swimming. The cause of his death is as yet unknown.
The Emergency Response and Rescue Corps said that it expresses its condolences to the relatives of the victim.