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Crime/Incidents news and information for Spain

Crime/Incidents Sat, Feb 24, 2018

Undertakers refuse to collect body of boy, 7, as family...

FUNERAL workers refused to collect the body of a seven-year-old boy who had died from cancer for 20 hours after his parents were unable to pay the balance of €1,600 for their services. Raúl died at 17.00 on Wednesday...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Feb 22, 2018

Worker seriously injured in Sevilla factory blast

AN EXPLOSION at an industrial estate in the province of Sevilla has left an employee with serious burns and having to be evacuated by helicopter. The oil factory on the El Esparragal industrial estate in Guillena blew...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Feb 22, 2018

Father of 'suitcase boy' fined €92 and spared prison

A FATHER whose eight-year-old son was smuggled into Spain in a suitcase has escaped with a €92 fine, but the woman who carried the little boy past the border could face up to six years in jail. Ali Outtara and his...

Crime/Incidents Wed, Feb 21, 2018

Three arrested in France over Catalunya terror attacks

THREE arrests have been made in France in connection with the Cambrils and Barcelona terror attacks in August last year, all of whom are said to be linked to Driss Oukabir – the only surviving killer, who is currently...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Feb 20, 2018

Case of missing Sonia Iglesias reopened and house searched

A HOUSE in Galicia has been searched in connection with the disappearance of Sonia Iglesias in 2010, who has never yet been found. Her ex-partner, Julio Araújo, was present whilst the property in Pontevedra the couple...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Feb 16, 2018

Elderly mother escapes jail for 'mercy-killing' of 100%...

AN 83-YEAR-OLD woman who killed her completely-disabled son and tried to commit suicide was facing six years in prison, but has reached an agreement with the prosecution to secure her freedom. María Luisa M. B. had...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Feb 15, 2018

Teacher from Spain hid her pupils during Florida school...

A SPANISH woman teaching at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, southern Florida sheltered from gunman Nikolas Cruz with five pupils in a cupboard, according to her mother. Patricia Rivas bundled the kids...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Feb 13, 2018

Spanish woman among 27 dead in Java bus crash

A SPANISH tourist has been confirmed as one of the 27 dead in a coach crash in the province of West Java in Indonesia, where 16 other passengers have been seriously injured. Reports released last night (Monday) said the...

Crime/Incidents Sat, Feb 10, 2018

Chelmsford killer, 18, may be hiding in Ibiza

AN ESSEX teen on the run for six months after fatally shooting a man at a petrol station could be in Ibiza, say officers in the eastern UK county. Bradley Blundell, who was 17 at the time, killed 34-year-old electrician...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Feb 8, 2018

British paedophile on the run caught in Calpe

A BRITISH paedophile has been arrested in the coastal town of Calpe (Alicante province) after going on the run to avoid a 25-year jail sentence. The accused, 71, is said to have committed 'numerous' sexual...

Crime/Incidents Sat, Feb 3, 2018

Holidaymakers stuck in Gran Canaria snowdrifts

SIX tourists stuck in the snow in Gran Canaria had to be rescued last night (Friday), reports the Guardia Civil, whose officers took the photograph shown here (left). The holidaymakers had gone hiking up a mountain...

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