By Tara Rippin • 19 December 2020 • 17:40
CREDIT: Guardia Civil
A 20-year-old expat allegedly slit his mother’s throat with a kitchen knife after a “heated argument”.
THE fatal attack happened at the family home in the coastal town of Vinaros on Friday evening, December 18.
For reasons still unknown, a row broke out between the victim and her son, during which the young man is believed to have fatally wounded his mother, sources told El Mundo.
The victim died shortly after the police arrived at the scene.
According to reports, the mother and son – who has no police record – are “foreigners” who have lived in Vinaros for many years.
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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.
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