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Irishman found dead in Spanish swimming pool

An Irishman has been found dead in a pool in Spain. Picture from RTE.

An Irish holiday maker has been found dead in s swimming pool in Spain.

The 24-year-old was found in the pool at a property near Marbella in Andalucia on Friday.

He is believed to be one of a group of Irish holidaymakers.

The Department of Foreign Affairs said it is providing consular assistance.

Authorities say emergency services responded to a distress call at 10.25am and found a man who showed signs of drowning in the pool of a house located on the Camino del Ángel, in the Nueva Andalucía area.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Policia Nacional is investigating the cause of death.

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