By Cathy Elelman • 22 December 2019 • 13:31
INVESTIGATION: Police are working to determine whether this is a case of accidental death or homicide.
POLICE have detained a woman in relation to charred human remains discovered on a hillside next to Alicante city’s San Fernando castle early on Saturday afternoon, Spanish press reported.
The grisly find followed reports to the authorities a fire had broken out in an area of Monte Tossal near to the Rico Perez stadium commonly associated with drugs and the homeless.
Officers came across the body among the fire debris.
Investigators are working to determine whether this is a case of accidental death or homicide, according to media reports.
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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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