He reached the church and died from a heart attack
A 70 year old man died inside the church of the Holy Cross at Kalamafka village, close to Ierapetra.
Incident occurred at 7 p.m. on Sunday evening, shortly after the man had climbed all 200 steps leading to the church.
The elderly man died while he was praying inside the church.
Other people saw him and called for an ambulance, but it was already too late for him.