Suspect remanded in custody in connection with attempted murder of his wife in Murcia on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A man has been remanded in custody without bail accused of attempted murder after allegedly stabbing his wife in Murcia Province on Spain’s Costa Blanca.

HE has also been charged with aggravated assault and battery after reportedly trying to ‘stab his wife to death’ in Aguilas on Tuesday, June 23.

Shortly before 7.30am, in Calle Ramón y Cajal de Águilas, police received a call reporting a suspected case of domestic violence.

At the scene, they found the victim with a head injury, stab wounds to the body and defensive wounds on her hands.

The alleged aggressor was also at the property and was identified by the victim.

Local Police arrested the suspect while paramedics assisted his wife, who was taken to Rafael Mendez de Lorca Hospital.

The alleged attacker, who had recently been released from prison according to media reports, has been remanded into custody an investigation continues.

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Tara Rippin

Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
She has been in journalism for more than 20 years, having worked for local newspapers in the Midlands, UK, before relocating to Spain in 1990.
Since arriving, the mother-of-one has made her home on the Costa Blanca, while spending 18 months at the EWN head office in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol.
She loves being part of a community that has a wonderful expat and Spanish mix, and strives to bring the latest and most relevant news to EWN’s loyal and valued readers.

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