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Crime/Incidents news and information for Spain

Crime/Incidents Fri, Oct 13, 2017

Farmhand who crushed 79 piglets to death sentenced

A FARM worker who filmed himself jumping into a pig-pen and flattening 79 piglets has been sentenced to 15 months in prison on top of the compensation he has already handed over. The accused, 19, was employed at the...

Crime/Incidents Wed, Oct 11, 2017

Whole family dead in 13-car motorway pile-up

FIVE people have been killed in a multiple pile-up on the A-7 motorway through Murcia and another 10 injured. Nine cars, two lorries and two vans collided, blocking both lanes in a northbound direction in Sangonera la...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Oct 6, 2017

Son-in-law innocent of CAM bank boss' widow's murder

FURTHER forensic tests have ruled out that the killer of the CAM bank chairman's widow was her son-in-law. María del Carmen Martínez, 70, was shot at close range inside her landrover on the forecourt of a garage...

Crime/Incidents Sat, Sep 30, 2017

Second Spaniard dead in Mexican earthquakes

MEXICAN authorities have recovered the body of a second Spaniard killed in the earthquakes which have devastated the North American country this month. The death toll has so far risen to 442, of whom 344 lost their...

Crime/Incidents Sat, Sep 30, 2017

Mass repatriation of Spanish prisoners from Perú

IN THE largest-ever repatriation of Spanish prisoners abroad, the foreign office is bringing home 67 of its nationals currently in jail in Perú. Of these, 32 will have to serve the remainder of their sentences in Spain...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Sep 28, 2017

Susqueda couple believed murdered

THE bodies of a young couple who vanished a month ago in the swamp in Susqueda (Girona) show 'clear signs of violence' and police are treating their deaths as murder. Marc H.L., 23 and Paula M.P., 21, from...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Sep 26, 2017

Bodies found in lake where young couple vanished

TWO bodies have been found in the swamp in Susqueda (Girona province) which are likely to be those of the young couple who vanished a month ago in the area and whose car was later discovered in the water. As yet, the...