Reported stabbing and suspected suicide in gender violence case on Spanish coast

A MAN suspected of stabbing his partner was found dead shortly after the attack in a rural area of Nijar.

Spanish press reported the 30 year-old Moroccan woman is in a serious, but stable condition in the Torrecardenas hospital intensive care unit after suffering knife wounds in her stomach in an attack in the street in broad daylight early Sunday evening in San Isidro.

Acting on information her boyfriend was the likely aggressor, Guardia Civil officers went looking for the 31-year old. They came across his body the following day: Spanish media said it appeared he had hung himself.

The Government Sub-delegation described the case as gender-based violence.

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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