The body of the lake was identified deep in the stretch of water of Lake Maggiore in front of Cannero Riviera 73-year-old German tourist who in the late afternoon today – on Sunday – she fell ill shortly after diving.
The woman had arrived with her husband and a couple of friends in Cannero Riviera from the Varese side of the Verbano. Around 6 pm under the eyes of her husband who was on the pier, after a few strokes the woman had an illness and disappeared from his sight. The alarm was immediately raised: the first to intervene were the Giovanniti of Verbania who provide assistance service on the beach of Cannero. The Coast Guard is also on site. Then the nautical team of the firefighters of the Verbania command arrived with a pneumatic boat and aquatic rescuers.
He also arrived on the spot the Drago 66 helicopter of the Turin fire brigade with a team of divers on board who immersed themselves in the area where traces of the woman were lost. The body was located at depth. The operations for the recovery were complex and the woman’s body was recovered only in the night, around 2. Then the morgue of the Castelli hospital in Verbania was taken.