British walker suffers from a heart attack and dies on a Colombian beach

British hiker suffers from a heart attack and dies on a beach after a three-hour "ecological" trek with other tourists in the Colombian national park

  • Brit collapsed at Tayrona National Nature Park on Cape San Juan
  • The man was already dead when the police and the park staff arrived to help
  • Were you also on a trek? Please contact ryan.fahey@mailonline.co.uk

A British hiker died on a Colombian beach after a three-hour trek with other tourists.

He collapsed at Cape San Juan, located in a protected area of ​​the North Caribbean of Colombia, the Tayrona National Natural Park.

According to local reports, he would have had a heart attack.

He was already dead when the police and park workers arrived to help him.

A British hiker collapsed at Cape San Juan in Tayrona National Nature Park after participating in a three-hour ecological walk

A British hiker collapsed at Cape San Juan in Tayrona National Nature Park after participating in a three-hour ecological walk

A police spokesman from Santa Marta, the closest town, told local media: & He was on one of the beaches in Tayrona Natural Park with two other tourists.

& # 39; He seems to have had a heart attack that caused his death.

& # 39; The police went to the scene, but unfortunately they couldn't do anything. & # 39;

Rocky Coast in El Cabo San Juan del Guia, Tayrona National Natural Park, Magdalena Department, Caribbean, Colombia. Cape San Juan is described as the best beach in Tayrona park, the most visited national park in Colombia

Rocky Coast in El Cabo San Juan del Guia, Tayrona National Natural Park, Magdalena Department, Caribbean, Colombia. Cape San Juan is described as the best beach in Tayrona park, the most visited national park in Colombia

Rocky Coast in El Cabo San Juan del Guia, Tayrona National Natural Park, Magdalena Department, Caribbean, Colombia. Cape San Juan is described as the best beach in Tayrona park, the most visited national park in Colombia

The dead man would just have a & # 39; ecological & # 39; made a walk that lasted more than three hours when he collapsed.

Cape San Juan is described as the best beach in the park. Tayrona is the second most visited national park in Colombia.

MailOnline has contacted the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Commonwealth.

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