First drowning of the Semana Santa holidays in Puerto Vallarta

April 12, 2017
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A 38-year-old man from the State of Mexico drowned on the beaches of Puerto Vallarta, despite the efforts of rescuers to save his life.

This is the first drowning of the Easter and Holy Week holiday period in Puerto Vallarta this year.

Civil Protection personnel from Puerto Vallarta reported that the incident occurred around 5:00 pm, at Playa Amapas, near Sagitario Street, south of Playa Los Muertos.

The man entered the bay when several people realized that he was drowning. Rescuers entered the water, took the swimmer and began to give cardiopulmonary resuscitation for several minutes on the beach, the man didn’t respond and was declared dead on the scene.

The body was taken to the Forensic Medical Service, where it will be delivered to relatives.

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