Search Continues for Dad Who Was Swallowed by The Sea After Saving His Son

Man is missing since Sunday afternoon.

The Red Cross maintains the search for Álvaro Suárez Abarca, 33 years old, who is missing in the waters of Caldera Beach, Puntarenas.

The authorities affirmed that the man before disappearing rescued his 13-year-old son who was drowning and then was dragged by the current, in front of the restaurant Mar Azul.

Carolina Figueroa of the Central de la Cruz Roja confirmed that the alert was received this Sunday at 4:57 p.m. and they immediately made traces that at nightfall they suspended. This Monday, with the light of day, they restarted them; however, at 4 pm they did not have positive answers.

The Red Cross said that during 2017, 116 people died in water accidents. In the first three months of 2018 the Red Cross registered 35, so they ask the population not to trust in the sea and be careful this Holy Week.

Jorge Matamoros, head of operations of the Benemérita in Puntareas said they keep track with rescuers and coastguards by land and water.

Family just wanted to eat a ceviche

A relative of the victims told the authorities that they are natives of Santiago de San Ramón, Alajuela and that this Sunday they wanted to eat a ceviche and that is why they decided to go for a walk to Caldera.

Search Continues for Dad Who Was Swallowed by The Sea After Saving His Son

Apparently, the relatives intended to return to the when the accident occurred. Apparently, a cousin of Alvaro stayed in the area looking for his loved one, while the other relatives returned to San Ramón on Monday morning.


Source: La Teja