A BRITISH father has died in a Spanish prison after police arrested him for ‘rowdy’ behaviour.
Antony Abbott, 36, was in Benidorm with his family when his drinking led hotel staff to call the authorities.
Within 60 minutes of being taken to the police station the father-of-two from greater Manchester was dead.
And was suspiciously found the next day to have multiple bruises to his head.
His partner, Catherine Corless, and two children who were staying with him at the Hotel Palm Beach do not know the cause of death.
But Corless is seeking answers after she discovered his head injuries.
“He can be a bit of a show off when he’s had a drink,” she said.
“When I went to identify the body on Saturday, he had bruises all over his head.”
The couple and two kids Ellie, 8, and Louie, 7, were told he was dead just half an hour after being taken to the station.
Several family members have flown out to Spain while police are not imparting any information.
The foreign office has stated that it is in contact with local authorities and providing support.