Tragic end for missing man

NATIONAL POLICE investigators have confirmed that a partially decomposed body found in Velez-Malaga by a municipal worker on Monday, September 5, is that of 77-year-old Porfirio Gutierrez, who had been missing since March.

His remains were found near El Romeral School, beside a fence that separates the building from an adjacent housing estate.

Relatives of the deceased confirmed his identification on Tuesday, September 6, recognising the clothes he was wearing when he vanished.

Mr Gutierrez suffered from Alzheimer’s disease and was reported missing in March. He had died of natural causes.

 leading to a 50-strong search team unsuccessfully combing the area around his home. A post mortem has concluded that he died of natural causes.


FacebookTwitterRedditWhatsAppTelegramLinkedInEmailCopy Link
Go Back
Written by

Euro Weekly News Media

Share your story with us by emailing [email protected], by calling +34 951 38 61 61 or by messaging our Facebook page


    • kay peukert

      09 September 2016 • 18:55

      o glad for his family that they can now ‘lay him to rest’ and know what happened to him
      so sad


    Leave a comment

    Your email address will not be published.