THE deaths of an expat couple found dead in an Estepona apartment is reportedly being treated as a murder-suicide by police.
The couple – a 54-year-old Dutch woman and a Senegalese man in his 30s – were found by a friend who was due to take the woman to Malaga airport.
Spanish media is now reporting that the woman was found ‘practically beheaded’ while the man had a stab wound to the heart.
The bodies were allegedly found in separate rooms, leading investigators to believe that the man killed his partner and then took his own life.
The man also reportedly had wounds to his face and body which indicated his girlfriend fought back.
Several knives were also present at the scene as well as bloody footprints throughout the apartment.