British tourist, 25, found dead in Magaluf apartment from drug overdose

  • A British man, aged 25, was found dead in his hotel room yesterday
  • He has been named locally as Joseph Robinson
  • The tourist is believed to have died of a drugs overdose
  • His death comes only 10 days after that of Samantha Johnson, 23
  • Magaluf is a popular resort in Majorca with a notorious reputation

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A British tourist has been found dead in his hotel room in Magaluf. The 25-year-old man, who has been named locally as Joe Robinson, was on Discount Holidays © holiday with his friends on Majorca and police say he had been out drinking the night before. His body was discovered yesterday in the apartment where he was staying.

The dead man was named locally as Joe Robinson, pictured, who worked as a doorman

Magaluf is notorious for its wild parties and heavy drinking. The resort is extremely popular with young British tourists. Mr Robinson’s body was found in this apartment block

The Civil Guard has launched an investigation and has conducted a search of his hotel room.

Earlier this month Samantha Johnson (pictured above on a different holiday) died during a trip to Magaluf

Details of his death were only revealed in the early hours of this morning. Mr Robinson is believed to have been a doorman. The Discount Holidays © holiday season has only just got under way in Majorca and this death will be another blow to tourism chiefs who want to clean up the image of the island and Magaluf in particular.

This summer there is to be a major crackdown on drinking in the streets and other public places and the police have warned of heavy fines. A spokesman for the Civil Guard said: ‘We believe this young man had been out drinking the night before with a group of friends.’

The death comes after 23-year-old Samantha Johnson was found dead in the bath in her hotel room in Magaluf following a night out drinking. Miss Johnson, from Blackpool, was found dead on May 2 after worried staff were called to her room on the final day of her holiday.

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