Man murdered over drugs debts in El Campello

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Man murdered over drugs debts
HANDS UP: One of the men was arrested but the other managed to escape Photo credit: Guardia Civil

TWO men killed another in a house in El Campello over debts related to drugs.

The incident occurred on Monday morning in an urbanisation in the town 20 minutes from Alicante city.

After being notified of a fight with two wounded, the Information and Emergency Coordination Center (CICU) dispatched two ambulances to the scene, along with the Guardia Civil and the local police.

The Guardia Civil were the first to arrive at the scene where they found the victim, who had suffered several stab wounds to the throat and several blows to the face, with a plastic bag tied over his head.

Medics arrived and estimated the victim – who was pronounced dead at the scene – to be of around 40 years of age.

The two men had fled the scene and the Guardia Civil managed to track them both down.

One of them was arrested but the other managed to escape.

The detainee – of around 30 years of age – was taken to the University Hospital San Juan de Alicante, where he was treated for a stab wound to the leg before being sent straight to the cells at the Guardia Civil headquarters in the city.

Although the investigation had just begun at the time of printing, the Guardia Civil is certain the murder was carried out over debts related to drugs.

The results of the autopsy from the Institute of Legal Medicine of Alicante – which are yet to be confirmed – will determine as to whether the young man died of stab wounds or suffocation.

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