Elderly Briton allegedly killed by her husband

GRA240. EL CAMPELLO (ALICANTE), 19/02/2017.- Una mujer británica de 79 años ha muerto en la residencia de personas mayores Orpea de la playa de Muchavista, en el término municipal de El Campello (Alicante) tras ser presuntamente agredida con un arma blanca por su marido, de 86 y la misma nacionalidad, que posteriormente se ha autolesionado, según han informado a EFE fuentes de la investigación. EFE/Manuel Lorenzo


A 79-year-old British woman was allegedly murdered by her husband in the old people’s home in Campello where they were both living.

The gruesome event took place on Sunday, with initial investigations pointing to her husband, aged 86, as the culprit. The man reportedly killed his wife with a bladed weapon and then wounded himself, although his wounds were merely superficial, and he recovered shortly after receiving medical attention.

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