The corpse of an 82-year-old male was located in the Agauntza riverbed, as it passed through Ataun (Guipúzcoa)

The Ertzaintza has opened an investigation to determine the causes of the event, although at first the body does not show evidence of criminality.

Resources from the Euskadi Emergency Service this afternoon rescued the lifeless body of an 82-year-old man from the Agauntza riverbed, as it passed through the Guipuzcoan municipality of Ataun. A witness who was passing by the place has observed what looked like the body of a person floating in water. The Ertzaintza has opened an investigation to determine the causes of the event.

According to the Basque Department of Security, the incident occurred at ten to eight this afternoon when a witness who was walking through the Barrio San Gregorio, in Ataun, He has observed what the body of a person looked like floating in the riverbed. The man has alerted the Emergency Service, which has mobilized various resources from the Ertzaintza, firefighters and health workers.

It has been a team of firefighters who have been able to approach the place and rescue the victim from the water. Once transferred to the shore, it has been found that the body lacked life. Shortly after, he was transferred to the Guipzcoa Forensic Pathology Service. The body corresponds to an 82-year-old male neighbor of Ataun.

The Ertzaintza has opened an investigation to determine the causes of the event, although at first the body does not show evidence of criminality.


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