A 61 year old man was the latest victim of the summer heat wave, after he was admitted to Torrevieja hospital.

This is the fifth death in the region this summer for heat related incidents, after the man fell unconscious in a supermarket on Thursday afternoon.

A paramedic ambulance rushed to the scene but the man was already in a coma with a temperature of 42 degrees.

He was taken to hospital and stabilized, then transferred to the intensive care unit where he lost his life on Friday.