A 62-year-old man choked to death this Saturday, January 6, Three Kings Day, while eating at the Palacio de Canedo, a Prada a Tope hospitality establishment located in the León municipality of Arganza.

As reported to EFE by the emergency service 112 of Castilla, at 3:13 p.m. a notification was received requesting assistance for a diner who was in the aforementioned establishment and had suffered an episode of choking.

The Civil Guard was activated and a mobile ICU was sent to the scene of the incident, whose personnel could only certify the death of the affected person.

The restaurant is very well known in the area. Its owner, José Luis Prada a Tope, is considered a visionary in the El Bierzo region, where he was the pioneer of the Bierzo Denomination of Origin, promoter of wine, and first president of the Denomination of Origin.