Tagged: DEATH

Killer Romanian Who Beat Girlfriend to Death Gets 18 Years

A 43-year-old Romanian man who beat his 42-year-old girlfriend to death in El Altet in November 2015, has been sentenced to 18 years behind bars by the Alicante Provincial Court in Elche. He has also been ordered to pay 50 thousand euro in compensation to the woman’s family Eighteen months ago, the man appeared in a drunken

Killer Romanian Who Beat Girlfriend to Death Gets 18 Years

A 43-year-old Romanian man who beat his 42-year-old girlfriend to death in El Altet in November 2015, has been sentenced to 18 years behind bars by the Alicante Provincial Court in Elche. He has also been ordered to pay 50 thousand euro in compensation to the woman’s family Eighteen months ago, the man appeared in a drunken

Benidorm’s Terra Mítica Cleared of Any Wrongdoing After Teenager Died in Rollercoater Accident

Alicante Provincial Court has cleared Benidorm’s Terra Mitica park of any wrong-doing after an Icelandic teenager died in July 2014, when his safety harness came undone whilst he was riding the Inferno rollercoaster.   The 18-year-old was on holiday in the Torrevieja area with his family, and they had travelled to the theme park for

Folding Bed Kills Elderly Woman

An 87-year-old woman died on Monday after being trapped in a folding bed in Valencia City. The victim was killed almost instantly as the bed snapped shut at a house in the Torrefiel area of the City, with paramedics unable to do anything apart from confirm her death. She had been staying in the guest

Romanian Squatter Who Beat Girlfriend to Death Looks at 18-Year Prison Sentence

Prosecutors have called for an 18-year jail term for a Romanian man who confessed to beating his 42-year-old girlfriend to death in El Altet in November 2015, with the trial scheduled to start this week.  The 47-year-old man appeared in a drunken state at an abandoned cottage that they were squatting in and assaulted her

Woman’s Body Found at San Pedro Home After Her Property Was Burgled

The body of a dead woman was found at a San Pedro del Pinatar address on Sunday by Guardia Civil officers, after the property appeared to be burgled.   The 71-year-old was discovered at her home on Calle Alcalde José María Henarejos, with an autopsy set to discover the cause of death, with initial reports

Pensioner Accused of Stabbing Wife in Alicante Care Home Dies of Natural Causes

An 86-year-old British man accused of stabbing his wife to death last month at an El Campello retirement home, has died of natural causes. Ronald Stenning (pictured in February) passed away in Alicante General Hospital on Wednesday after he was admitted there the previous day.   Up to that time, he had been in the

Gas Explosion Kills Santa Pola Man

A man was killed in a gas explosion in his Santa Pola apartment on Saturday. The incident, which occurred at around 18:00 on Saturday on calle Almansa, was caused by a butane gas canister in the man´s home and resulted in a fire which spread through the three-storey building. Local police cordoned off the area

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