Notorious double murderer arrested

Brutal killer who was released from jail in 2013 is charged with robbery and attempted homicide

Miranda being led away by police

By Richard Torné

A convicted killer who was handed a 45-year prison sentence in Bolivia for murdering his girlfriend and a drug lord has been arrested in connection with a violent jewellery heist in Almería.

Pompeyo Miranda, 51, was arrested along with two other men at a flat in Almería city by a Spanish swat team earlier this month. Miranda is believed to have been one of three men who carried out the raid at a jeweller’s in the El Zapillo district last December.

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