British tourist drowns in late night swim on Ibiza holiday

Tom Jarvis was found after a search by the Coastguard

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British tourist drowns in late night swim on Ibiza holiday

A British tourist has drowned after a late night swim in Ibiza.

Tom Jarvis, 22, from Romford, Essex, disappeared after going swimming off Cala des Moro on Friday evening, reports the Metro.

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A search started after friends alerted services at around 9pm.

His body was found following the search by the Coastguard, Civil Guard and Red Cross workers.

According to the Daily Mail, a Civil Guard spokesman said: "We were alerted on Friday evening and a sea and land search launched involving us and other agencies including the coastguards.

"It appears he went out for a swim and disappeared. His body was recovered just before 9am this morning.

"A post mortem will now take place."

Friends took to Facebook to share their condolences. One wrote: 'RIP Tom, a true legend, always the best people taken so early."

Another described him as a "lovely, genuine guy".

His brother Billy Jarvis wrote: "Thank you all for the messages. It's so nice to see how loved and popular Tom was. Love you always brother xxxxx."