Despite efforts by the emergency services, there was nothing that could be done to save the life of an elderly man at La Mata on Tuesday

Emergency services were called to the beach at La Mata on Tuesday morning, where an elderly man was showing signs of having suffered a heart attack.

According to the emergency coordination centre, medics were quickly sent to the scene and performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation, but were unable to revive the 78-year-old man.

His death was confirmed at the scene at 10:35 on Tuesday morning.

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