In the early hours of this morning at around 1:15 am, a call was received by emergency services requesting assistance for a person in the sea at Banje beach just outside of Dubrovnik.
Police officers arrived at the scene quickly where they found locals who had managed to rescue a woman from the sea and pull her onshore whilst a man who was with her remained in the water.
At around 2:10 am a male body was seen floating in the water in front of a nearby hotel. The male was pulled from the sea where he was confirmed as dead. No signs of violence were found on the male.
Police have confirmed that the couple both aged 39 were from Finland and had decide to go swimming when the strong current pulled them away from shore.