This was confirmed by the Guardia Civil after an autopsy was carried out the following.
According to the 112 emergency service, they received a call at 16.15h, Thursday the 16th to say that a body had been washed up in a rocky part of the coastline in the Gualchos-Castell de Ferrro area.
The Salvamento Marítimo, Policía Local, Protección Civil and the Guardia Civil were mobilised to located and recover the body.
The maritime service of the G.C. found the victim floating some 100 metres from the beach. The clothing corresponded with that worn by the man when he had fallen.
(News: Castell de Ferro, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucia)