Russian detained in Spain on suspicion of killing wife

Russian detained in Spain on suspicion of killing wife
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On the night of October 22, the couple’s neighbor heard screams next door and called the police, and the minor daughter reported the attack on her mother after a while.

In the Spanish city of Denia (province of Alicante), a Russian citizen has been detained on suspicion of murdering his wife, also a Russian woman. The news was reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the national police of Alicante.

On the night of October 22, the couple’s neighbor heard screams next door and called the police, and the minor daughter reported the attack on her mother after a while.

The police arrived to find the 44-year-old woman already dead, her throat cut.

Her husband, 54, was detained on the spot. According to the police, the girl is currently staying with the neighbors.

Earlier, the woman had reported domestic violence and the court issued a warrant prohibiting the man from approaching her.

The Russian Embassy in Spain said that the Consulate General in Barcelona is establishing the circumstances of the incident.

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