An elderle woman, aged 78, died by drowning atthe sea area of Kato Zakros, Lassithi.
She was on Crete for vacation in the last few days.
Other bathers saw her and called for an ambulance.
She was transferred to the Health Center of Sitia and then to the General Hospital of Heraklion.
The local Coast Guard Dept. of Sitia conducts a preliminary examination.