Man is pulled from water dead while female swimmer in her 80s dies after getting into difficulties at sea off popular beach
- Both were found dead on 8 August during another UK-wide heatwave
- Coastguard, RNLI, ambulance crews and the police could not save the man
- The female pensioner also died after she was pulled out of the water
A dead man was pulled from the water in Grimsby while an elderly female died after getting into difficulties at sea in Essex.
The two were found dead on Wednesday 8 August at different locations on Britain’s east coast during another extreme heat wave.
The man was discovered in the sea at Humberston Fitties, Grismby, at 4pm.
Coastguard, RNLI, ambulance crews and police all attended the Lincolnshire beach but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
A Humberside Police spokesperson said: ‘Our thoughts are with man’s family and loved ones who were supported by officers on scene.’
His death was reported to HM Coroner, the spokesperson added.
A spokeswoman for Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance said: ‘Our LNAA crew attended an incident in the Humberston area yesterday (Wednesday 10 August 2022). The crew was flown to scene on board the helicopter, putting our doctor-paramedic team by the side of the patient in under 20 mins.’
Meanwhile a female swimmer in her 80s died after she was pulled out of water at a popular beach in Essex.
Essex Police said emergency services responded to concerns for the wellbeing of a pensioner at Walton Beach at 6.20pm on Wednesday August 10.
A dead man was pulled from the water at Humberston Fitties (pictured above) on Wednesday 10 August
The pensioner was pulled out of the water at a popular beach in Essex on Wednesday
Despite the efforts of the public and paramedics the woman in her 80s was dead
Despite the efforts of the public and paramedics the pensioner in her 80s died.
A spokesperson from the Police said: ‘Her death is not being treated as suspicious and a file is being prepared for the coroner.
‘We want to thank the members of the public and partner agencies for their efforts responding to this incident.’