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Local news and information for Picassent, Valencia

Crime/Incidents Wed, Oct 23, 2013

Parot Doctrine prisoners released: Fears 'satanic'...

PARENTS of three teenage girls gang-raped, tortured and brutally murdered after hitch-hiking to a disco in 1992 fear the ECHR's verdict on the Parot Doctrine could mean their killer goes free. Desirée Hernández...

Entertainment Thu, Jan 15, 2009

Prison boss carpeted over New Year striptease

Ramón Canovas, the director of Picassent prison is now in the firing line after apparently allowing an erotic performance to take place inside the prison as part of the New Year celebrations. The performance took place...

Crime/Incidents Wed, Nov 28, 2007

Prison hostage siege concludes peacefully

Four prisoners who took three prison officers hostage at Picassent jail, near Valencia, yesterday evening have been split up and transferred to different jails. The crisis began at around 6pm yesterday evening when four...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Aug 26, 2004

Picassent wife murderer arrested near Granada

The 40 year old estranged husband of Mercedes, a 39 year old woman from Picassent (Valencia) who was shot and killed on the 1st August while out strolling with a friend, was arrested yesterday afternoon in the village...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Aug 3, 2004

Hunt on for killer husband after Picassent murder

A 39 year old woman was killed on Sunday in the village of Picassent (Valencia) after being shot in the chest. Guardia Civil are searching for the victim´s 40 year old estranged husband who fled the scene following the...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Jan 9, 2004

Three dead in Valencia motorway crash

An accident this morning on the A-7 motorway near Picassent (Valencia) has claimed three lives. A Repsol petrol tanker collided with a BMW killing the driver and his two passengers. At this stage, it would appear that...