Spain: Father and child drown right before mother’s eyes
4-year-old boy and his 29-year-old father drowned in Spain.
A popular resort in Girona, Spain became centerstage to an awful tragedy. A 4-year-old boy and his 29-year-old father both drowned right before the mother’s eyes, Daily Mirror reports.
Rescuers saw the child’s body in the water and rushed to him. The boy was unconscious, rescuers attempted to reanimate him, but to no avail.
Shocked by the death of her son, the mother suddenly realized that her husband was nowhere to be found. The Spanish emergency services quickly launched a search and rescue operation. Police officers, a fire brigade along with a helicopter, jet ski and boat were all involved in the search. The man’s body was found an hour and a half later at a depth of three meters.
According to the publication, the family arrived in Spain on vacation from France. Police are currently investigating the circumstances of the tragic event, while the woman who lost her family is receiving psychological assistance.