Woman who lived alone self-isolating in Spain found dead in her home

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A 63-YEAR old woman who lived alone and who had been self-isolating for several days on suspicion she had contracted coronavirus has been found dead in her home in Campo de Criptana in Ciudad Real.

She had called a Covid-19 information line several days earlier, Spanish press reported.

Local Police officers accompanied by a firefighting team clad in individual protection equipment came across her body on Tuesday afternoon after breaking down the door to get in.

They had got judicial authorisation to enter the house in order to follow up on neighbours’ reports they had had no news of her since the weekend, and having been unable to get in touch with any family members.

When the health services arrived the scene they could only certify her death.

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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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