A holidaymaker who got into difficulties swimming near Prussia Cove in Penzance has died.
The 52 year old, believed to be from the London area, was pulled to shore by a member of the public who unsuccessfully administered CPR.
Both the coastguard and air ambulance were used in the operation.
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