Woman found guilty of brutal murder of pensioner in Malaga

The unidentified woman stabbed and slit the throat of a 70-year-old over a jewellery debt

LAST UPDATED: 8 Jun, 2015 @ 11:40
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The accused covers her face after arrest in 2014
The accused covers her face after arrest in 2014

A WOMAN is facing life behind bars for the brutal murder of a pensioner in Rincon de la Victoria.

The unidentified 60-year-old woman has been found guilty of stabbing and slitting the throat of 70-year-old Dolores Ruiz in broad daylight in December 2013.

The murder happened on La Cala del Moral’s promenade and is believed to have taken place following an argument over a €4,000 debt owed for jewellery.

The convicted – described as blonde and of average height – allegedly stole her victim’s handbag and jewellery, including a €2,500 gold watch, before fleeing the scene with her hands covering her face.

The prosecution has requested a life sentence is handed out.

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