12 May, 2021 @ 18:15
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Man leaps to his death after slashing his mother’s throat in Spain’s Valencia region

Man Leaps To His Death After Slashing His Mother's Throat In Spain's Valencia Region

A 50-year-old man from Onda in Castellon Province took his own life after killing his mother who suffered from Alzheimer’s disease.

A resident on Avenida Montendre called the Policia Local police at around 12.30 pm today(May 12) to report that a man had jumped off his apartment balcony.

Officers confirmed he died instantly after falling onto the square.

Shocked neighbours said that his 77-year-old mother had Alzheimer’s and police got a front door key off her niece.

Officers found her body lying in a pool of blood on top of her bed with her throat slashed by a knife.

The Guardia Civil are running an investigation and said the woman’s son had a criminal record for a variety of offences.

Alex Trelinski

Alex worked for 30 years for the BBC as a presenter, producer and manager. He covered a variety of areas specialising in sport, news and politics. After moving to the Costa Blanca over a decade ago, he edited a newspaper for 5 years and worked on local radio.

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