Estepona Council to pay for funeral of stab victim

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ESTEPONA City Council has offered to pay for the funeral costs of a 19-year-old stab victim 

The City of Estepona has offered to pay for the funeral of the 19-year-old victim who was stabbed on November 18 on Avenida de las Acacias in Estepona. The young man was attacked at 2:30pm over an alleged traffic dispute; after stabbing the man in the heart the two assailants fled the scene in a high-end white Mercedes.

On Friday, November 20 the City Council contacted the victim’s family to “offer them the help they need” in relation to “burial expenses”.

So far there have been no arrests, but police are searching for a couple driving the foreign registered car.

Residents of the Nueva Atalaya-Diana neighbourhood were shocked by the attack, with one neighbour describing the victim as a young man who “grew up here, humble and super devoted to the football team, much loved and well known”.

Friends, relatives and neighbours have also offered their support, with the San Cristóbal de Estepona Neighbourhood Association setting up collection points for donations at five different points in the community, including the Cancelada Institute where the young man was studying.

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Sarah Keane

Former teacher and health services manager with a Degree in English, Sarah moved to Spain from Southern Ireland with her husband, who runs his own car rental business, in 2019. She is now enjoying a completely different pace and quality of life on the Costa Blanca South, with wonderful Spanish and expat friends in Cabo Roig. Sarah began working with Euro Weekly News in 2020 and loves nothing more than bringing all the latest national and international news to her local community.

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