Friday 4 December, 2020

Palo Seco man found dead on Los Iros beach identified

The body of a man which washed ashore on Wednesday morning at Los Iros beach has been identified as 47-year-old Raphael Alexander of Palo Seco.

Alexander had been missing since about 6.30 pm on Tuesday, having entered the waters during a beach lime.

He never resurfaced.

A search was conducted for Alexander, and the police were notified.

However, the 47-year-old was never found.

Relatives who returned to the beach at about 6.30 am Wednesday discovered his body on the shore.

An autopsy was ordered to confirm the cause of death, however, police suspect that Alexander drowned.

Erin Police are continuing inquiries.

More on this as it becomes available.

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