Three members of British family drown at Costa del Sol resort
Published on Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Three people have died at a Costa del Sol holiday resort and unconfirmed reports say they are all members of the same British family.
The deaths occurred after a nine-year-old girl got into difficulties in the swimming pool at Club La Costa World resort and her older brother and their father jumped in to save her.
It happened at around 1.30pm local time on Christmas Eve, at the resort near Fuengirola.
Club La Costa World operator CLC World Resorts & Hotels said: “Management at Club La Costa World resort would like to offer is heartfelt condolences to the family affected by the loss of three family members on December 24 2019.
“The guests were found unresponsive in one of the resort’s pools. First response teams and emergency services attended and administered first aid.
“The management are assisting the authorities fully with their investigation into the deaths.
“We would like to thank our first response team and the emergency services for their quick and appropriate responses and our staff for the continuing support of the family at this difficult time.”