By Cathy Elelman • 04 June 2020 • 11:44
INVESTIGATION: The bodies of a husband and wife were found in separate homes today. CREDIT: Guardia Civil
A BADLY decomposed body appeared floating off a Vera Playa beach on Wednesday evening, according to Spanish press.
Reports say the Guardia Civil are investigating the grisly find just off shore close to the lagoon in the Puerto Rey area. It has also been reported that the remains appear to have been in the sea for some time and that some witnesses had maintained there was a reflective jacket on the body.
In accordance with legal protocols a post-mortem will have to be carried out by the Almeria Institute of Legal Medicine.
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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.
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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