Cornwall

Snorkeler found unconscious at Prussia Cove dies

Prussia Cove (Pic: Steven Folmer)
Image caption The man was airlifted from Prussia Cove, in west Cornwall

A snorkeler who was found unconscious on a west Cornwall beach has died, police have confirmed.

The man, 52, was airlifted to hospital on Thursday after attempts to resuscitate him on a beach at Prussia Cove near Penzance.

The man, believed to be from the London area, was taken to the Royal Cornwall Hospital at Treliske by a rescue helicopter from RNAS Culdrose.

He was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital.

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