A german tourist died while sunbathing on Santa Ponsa beach yesterday.
He was identified as Daniel Jarz, aged 61. The alarm was raised by the man's wife, who called the life guard and a doctor was called to certify the death, believed to have been caused by a heart attack. Also yesterday, a German tourist named as Ladislav Victory, who was staying at a hotel in Cala Millor, was rushed to hospital with serious head injuries. According to police sources he got lost and wandered into a building in Calle Ses Eres, and accidentally fell from a height of four metres. The police are investigating why he was in the building, which is some distance from his hotel, and how he came to fall. Hospital sources described his condition as serious. On Sunday afternoon, a French tourist aged 78 drowned while bathing at Palmanova in Calvia. He has been identified only as Pierre Q. The alarm was raised by another bather, and the tourist was already unconscious when life guards pulled him from the water. Up to ten life guards tried to save the man's life for half an hour before an ambulance and a doctor arrived. Efforts to save the man continued for an hour. The tourist was on holiday with his wife. A Spanish tourist aged 60, needed hospital treatment when she was stung by a weever fish at Palmanova beach. This fish has a poisonous dorsal fin.


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