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Death at Aphrodite’s Rock was due to drowning, autopsy reveals

A 29-year-old man who died at Aphrodite’s Rock in Paphos on Sunday drowned, an autopsy revealed on Monday.

Carried out by state pathologist Orthodoxos Orthodoxou, the findings were in line with reports from the scene.

The 29-year-old had gone to the site on Sunday with a friend at around 4pm, according to Paphos CID chief Michalis Nicolaou.

After entering the water, it became apparent he could no longer swim. His friend called for help and other swimmers rushed to the scene.

The 29-year-old was eventually retrieved from the waters unconscious. He was declared dead upon arrival at Paphos general hospital.

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