The body of the young man who disappeared into the sea on Tuesday little beach, in Alvor (Portimao) was found this morning by a team of divers from the firefighters, the captain of the Port of Portimão told Lusa.
According to the commander Rodrigo Gonzalez dos Paços, the body of the young man, 25 years old, was detected at 8:30 am, next to the east jetty of Barra de Alvor and was “submerged, stuck to a rock”.
Searches to find the young man were resumed at sunrise, for the fourth consecutive day, with search teams from the Maritime Police, the Ferragudo lifeboat and the volunteer firefighters from Portimão, supported by boats and a drone.
According to Rodrigo Gonzalez dos Paços, the authorities will now “accompany and give psychological support to the family”, with the body being sent to the Legal Medicine office of the Portimão Hospital.
The young man disappeared into the sea on Tuesday morning, while trying to rescue a 65-year-old man who died.