17 Dec, 2019 @ 16:05
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British pensioner, 78, found dead at Costa Blanca home as police undertake ‘psychiatric test’ on Spanish wife, 51

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A BRITISH pensioner, age 78, has been discovered dead at his home in Denia on Spain’s Costa Blanca.

The man, name unknown, had been dead for a number of days, according to sources investigating potential causes.

Policia Nacional reportedly received a call at midnight on Monday, December 16, indicating a man had died at his home on the Camí Alt de Dénia a Xàbia.

The man was living with his Spanish wife, age 51.

Police have discounted the man died as a result of ‘violence’ – however, the wife is reportedly currently in hospital undergoing a ‘psychiatric test’.

More to follow…

Joshua Parfitt

Joshua James Parfitt is the Costa Blanca correspondent for the Olive Press. He holds a gold-standard NCTJ in multimedia journalism from the award-winning News Associates in Twickenham. His work has been published in the Sunday Times, Esquire, the Mail on Sunday, the Daily Mail, the Sun, the Sun on Sunday, the Mirror, among others. He has appeared on BBC Breakfast to discuss devastating flooding in Spain, as well as making appearances on BBC and LBC radio stations.

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