Ex-girlfriend claims she shot Andrew Bush in self-defence

Public prosecutor accuses her of murder and seeks 20-year prison sentence

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Mayka Kukucova in court during the trial this week (Photo: EPA)

By Oliver McIntyre

THE ex-girlfriend of slain of British millionaire Andrew Bush went on trial on Monday for his murder.

At the first day of the trial 26-year-old Slovakian model Mayka Marica Kukucova told the court that she shot her former boyfriend in self-defence.

The Bristol jeweller was killed at his rented Estepona holiday home in April 2014.

The public prosecutor is seeking a 20-year prison sentence for Ms Kukucova, charging that she intentionally shot Mr Bush, 48, after he and his new girlfriend arrived at the home in the Cancelada area on April 5 of last year.

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