Search for  in 
spain jobs
backprinttell a friend

Missing man declared dead found 27 years on
thinkSPAIN , Sunday, June 19, 2011

A MAN given up for dead in 1993 has turned up in the city of Ávila, National Police reveal.

Adriano Zamorano Patilla disappeared in Córdoba in 1983, when he was aged 37 and was added to the deaths register 10 years later when it looked extremely unlikely he would ever be found alive.

But Adriano, 65, from Granja de Torrehermosa (Badajoz) was found in a psychiatric hospital in Ávila last night, having been admitted some weeks ago.

His mental faculties were said to be ‘severely reduced’, to the point where he was unable to give coherent information leading to his identification.

At one point, Adriano claimed his name was ‘mystery’.

Police had to take his fingerprints and DNA samples – the latter of which led to their being able to contact three of his siblings – to find out who he was.

Print Share Article RSS News Feed
print tell a friend stumble it!  delicious  digg it!  facebook   rss feed View feed | Add to my RSS reader rss feed

Latest Castilla-Leon News
Woman aged 64 gives birth to twins, six years after her first child was born
Community/Public Services - (16/2/2017)
Only 40% of firefighter job candidates pass spelling test: Brigade chief calls literacy standard seen 'pathetic'
Education & Employment - (1/2/2017)
Shrinking Ávila village offers residents €300 to have or adopt a child
Community/Public Services - (14/11/2016)
Latest Crime/Incidents articles
Gas blast kills man in Santa Pola apartment block
Alicante/Cast./Valencia  - (26/2/2017)
Boy of 14 electrocuted playing on train line
Catalonia  - (25/2/2017)
ETA terrorist found in México after 28 years on the run a month before his crimes 'expired'
Basque Country  - (25/2/2017)
Follow thinkSPAIN on
Facebook Twitter
© 2003-2017 Think Web Content, S.L. - All rights reserved