UPDATE: 45-year-old man arrested on suspicion of stabbing partner to death in Spain 

Official vehicle of the National Police in Spain

UPDATE: 45-year-old man arrested on suspicion of stabbing partner to death in Spain  PP Photos Shutterstock.com

Police in Spain have arrested the partner of a woman who was found stabbed to death in the town of Torremolinos, Malaga. 

UPDATE: Wednesday, May 17 at 6.55 pm 

A 45-year-old Italian national has been arrested by police in Spain on suspicion of murdering his partner inside a house in Torremolinos.  

Official reports state that the man had fled the scene after the woman was found dead with multiple stab wounds inside a house in La Carihuela neighbourhood of  Torremolinos.  

According to 20Minutes, the man was arrested just a few hours after the incident was reported. 

It was also revealed that he is listed in the Integral Monitoring System related to cases of Gender Violence, known as VioGén.  

Sources said he had been listed in VioGen for two previous relationships. 

Police in Spain have started investigations after a 28-year-old woman was found stabbed to death, and are now searching for her partner.  

Wednesday, May 17 at 4.53 pm

A woman has been found stabbed to death inside a house in Torremolinos, Malaga, on Wednesday, May 17.  

According to reports cited by 20Minutes, officials at Emergencias 112 Andalucia were alerted after a ‘fight broke out’ and was reported by eyewitnesses.

Police along with paramedics then reached the scene and confirmed the death of the woman.  

The National Police has now started an investigation into her death and are looking for her partner as the alleged perpetrator of the murder. 

Local reports said that the man being searched by the police is reported to be an Italian national.  

They also state that the woman’s body was found at around 11.50 am with multiple stab wounds.  

A spokesman for the emergency service said that “according to witnesses, the alleged suspect fled after the attack”. 

Official sources from the government delegation said that the deceased and the man were not registered as a couple in the VioGen system, although she was listed as a victim of a previous relationship. 

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