A BRITISH holidaymaker was found dead in the pool of a luxury seafront villa owned by Sir Richard Branson’s sister.
Oliver Wissenbach, 25, was spotted lifeless under the water by a maintenance worker at artist Lindy Branson’s pad in Menorca.
Lindy Branson, photographed last year with brother Sir Richard, has been ‘deeply saddened’ by the news and has offered her sympathies to the family[/caption]
It is believed Oliver, whose body was found on Tuesday at 7.45am, fell ill while taking a dip. He was wearing swimming goggles.
Oliver, from Coventry, and his family were renting Lindy’s Villa Gloria and had been to see a fireworks display the night before.
Police are investigating the death in Mahon, the Spanish island’s capital.
They will report to a court which will decide on any further action.
Lindy told The Sun: “As you can imagine, we were tremendously saddened by this tragic news.
“Our thoughts and sympathies are with the family.”
A source said: “The police report has categorised this as an accidental death awaiting the result of an autopsy.
“Drowning is thought to be the cause. There was no evidence of violence or any kind of wrongdoing.”
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He added: “A lot of very wealthy people visit the property. It’s luxurious and popular with millionaires.”
Sir Richard and Lindy are close and last year he posted a picture of them enjoying a drink on her birthday in Menorca.
The Foreign Office said it was supporting the family of a British man who had died in Menorca.
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