Three days of mourning have been declared in Alfaz del Pi after a local woman, aged 44, was found dead on Tuesday.
Police have arrested the 52-year-old partner of the mother-of-two, who is suspected of stabbing her to death at the home they shared in Calle Figuera, according to state news agency EFE.
Mayor Vicente Arques said: “We are appalled by this brutal crime.
“We want to show our absolute rejection over this alleged macho killing of our neighbour.”
Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News