A weekend of violent deaths across Spain

OVER the weekend of July 3-5, seven people were killed in violent incidents in Spain.
In the small, Galician village of Arbo, Pontevedra, on Friday night, the bodies of two individuals, a 30-year-old woman and a 36-year-old man, were found shot dead. A hunting rifle was found inside the man’s car and the two may have lain there for as long as 15 hours before their discovery.
A suspect, believed to be the woman´s ex-partner, has been arrested by the Guardia Civil for both murders and charged with domestic violence. He is currently in Ponteareas jail.
In Oviedo on Sunday (July 5), a 65-year-old man attacked a female pensioner in her home before returning to his own house and killing his wife before taking his own life. The man was a carer for the female pensioner and after attacking her, she informed the Guardia Civil who then discovered the body of the suspect and his wife at his home.
A Dominican man was arrested by the Catalan police force Los Mossos d’Esquadra in Barcelona after he confessed to killing his 60-year-old wife and her 36-year-old sister on Sunday morning. He had stabbed the two women to death in the house where the three lived in the Hostafrancs District of the city.
On the same day, a 16-year-old boy was also stabbed to death, this time in the Mairena del Alcor Leisure Centre, Sevilla. It is believed the boy, who had gone to a discotheque earlier, was killed during an argument between two groups in the centre.

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