By Cathy Elelman • 31 August 2019 • 11:37
GUARDIA Civil have launched an investigation after local police found the badly decomposed bodies of a middle-aged couple in their home in La Carolina in Jaen on Tuesday evening.
The grizzly find followed neighbours’ reports of a strong smell emanating out of the property.
The cause of death of the 43-year-woman and the 60-year-old man is as yet unknown and will have to be determined by an autopsy, according to Spanish media reports.
La Carolina Mayor Yolanda Reche said the whole town was “dismayed” at what had happened, adding that the couple had been well-known, Spanish press reported.
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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.
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