Man dies after fall near Valdepeñas

A 33 year old man died on Monday after falling down a ravine while out picking mushrooms in an area between Valdepeñas and Frailes in Jaén province. The man is thought to have been walking along the road in search of mushrooms when he slipped and fell down the ravine, hitting his head on a rock.

Search for missing mushroom picker

A search has been mounted in Jimena de la Frontera for a 60 year old man who set out on Saturday morning to pick mushrooms but failed to return home. The search began early this morning in the area where the man’s car was discovered.