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‘Envious’ cop jailed for rat poison murder attempt on female boss in Spain

A GUARDIA CIVIL police officer has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for attempting to poison a female colleague and her family on the Costa Blanca. The jealous cop had tried to poison the woman, his superior in the force, her husband and three-year-old son by putting rat poison and insecticide on their food. […]

Machete killer faces 22 years in prison
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Machete killer faces 22 years in prison

A 63-YEAR-OLD man faces 22 years in prison for allegedly killing a 74-year-old with a machete in Torremolinos. The accused is standing trial for murder and possession of an illegal weapon after supposedly killing his victim in February 2016. The victim died of hypovolemic shock after being stabbed 16 times in the head, neck, chest, […]

Town left stunned over murder of child and beating of pregnant woman
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Elda left stunned over murder of child and beating of pregnant woman

AN eight-year-old boy was murdered and a pregnant woman tied up and beaten in Elda. A concerned neighbour heard a loud scream from the apartment where the boy lived. She went to investigate and finding the front door half-open, decided to enter the property. The neighbour was confronted by the boy’s half-naked body lying on […]

Dolphin killed by selfie-obsessed beachgoers
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Dolphin killed by selfie-obsessed beachgoers in Mojacar

A BABY dolphin died last week after “hundreds” of beachgoers in southern Spain surrounded the animal to touch it and take pictures with it. The incident – which took place on the beach in Mojacar – has sparked condemnation from Equinac, a Spanish non-profit organisation that advocates for marine wildlife. According to several posts on […]

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Attempted murderer arrested on Costa Blanca

A  25-YEAR-OLD  Colombian national has been arrested in Torrevieja at the scene of an attempted murder. Armed Guardia Civil officers arrived following an urgent ‘phone call made by a friend of the victim, a 44-year-old Colombian woman, stating that the attack was taking place.  When officers arrived, they could see a young man holding a […]

Money argument fuelled murder
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Money argument fuelled murder in Velez-Malaga

PIERO, a thirty-five-year-old man accused of killing his mother in Velez-Malaga last week, is believed to have argued with her over money. The man, who explained he was “out of his mind,” was also believed to have been in withdrawal from a drug addiction, and has now been jailed without bail awaiting trial.  At his […]

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20 years for Brit who beat wife to death with walking stick

BRITISH pensioner Charlie Bevill-Warcup has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for beating his wife to death with a walking stick in Ciudad Quesada, Rojales.   Bevill-Warcup, 78, from Hull was found guilty of killing Rosemary Broadwell at their Costa Blanca home on September 14, 2014 and dumping her body before reporting her missing and […]

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85-year-old woman accused of murdering husband claims ‘I didn’t hit him’

AN 85-YEAR-OLD woman accused of murdering her cancer-addled husband with a crutch on the Costa del Sol, has told a jury she does not remember attacking him. The alleged killer is on trial for murder after her husband was found dead from a head wound in their home in Rincon de la Victoria in July […]

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Father arrested on suspicion of murdering 11-year-old son

THE FATHER of an 11-year-old boy found dead in the mountainous area of Oza-Cesuras, northern Spain has been arrested on suspicion of murder. The father, who suffers psychiatric problems, was under a restraining order from the boy’s mother until 2013, having previously been charged with coercion and denounced for threatening behaviour. The mother went to […]