13 May, 2016 @ 14:17
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Brit found dead in Spanish resort after ‘night out drinking with mates’

Joe Robinson

Tourists crowd Palma de Mallorca's Arenal beach on the Spanish Balearic island of Mallorca July 25, 2011. Spain was host to 24.8 million foreign tourists in the first half of 2011, a 7.5% increase over the same period in 2010, according to figures from the Spanish Institute for Tourist Studies. REUTERS/Enrique Calvo (SPAIN - Tags: TRAVEL SOCIETY) - RTR2PA0IA 26-YEAR-OLD Brit was found dead in a Spanish resort after a night out with friends.

Joe Robinson, 25, was holidaying in Magaluf, where he was found dead in the apartment he was staying in with friends.

The doorman, believed to be from Yorkshire, was announced dead at the scene after friends and paramedics tried to revive him.

They had called emergency services around 12:55pm.

The Guardia Civil are awaiting the results of post-mortem examination to establish the cause the death.

A Foreign Office Spokesman said: “We are providing support to the family of a British man who died in Majorca Spain on May 12.”

Friends pouring tribute on social media described the young Brit as a ‘character never to be forgotten’ and a ‘good friend and doorman’.

 

Laurence Dollimore

Laurence has a BA and MA in International Relations and a Gold Standard diploma in Multi-Media journalism from News Associates in London. He has almost a decade of experience and previously worked as a senior reporter for the Mail Online in London.

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5 Comments

  1. ‘Friends pouring tribute on social media described the young Brit as a ´character never to be forgotten´ and a ´good friend and doorman´.’ A fitting accolade indeed!

  2. I get sick and tired of reading one incident after another about drunken English. Why do so many English have to drink themselves into a stupor and or start fights. This is nothing new, there is a serious mental health issue here which is never confronted by any section of English society. Maybe the Floyd had it just right in 71 – quiet desperation is the English way – and the desperation gives way to alcohol suppression of the problem – going out to get drunk – seriously sad.

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