Monday, January 17

A man kills his partner in Sant Joan les Fonts (Girona)


The Mossos d’Esquadra have confirmed that a man has killed his wife and then committed suicide this Thursday in a new case of sexist violence that occurred in a house in Sant Joan les Fonts, in the Girona region of La Garrotxa.

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The Catalan police received the notice a little after eleven in the morning and the Criminal Investigation Division (DIC) of the Mossos in Girona has taken over the case. The lifeless bodies of a couple have been found this Thursday in a home in Sant Joan les Fonts (Girona) with signs of violence, and the initial hypothesis of the researchers, finally confirmed, is that the man has ended the life of his woman to later commit suicide.

As reported by the Mossos d’Esquadra, the marriage was over 60 years old and the notice of the discovery of the bodies was given this morning by a relative of the deceased. The call occurred a few minutes after 11:00 hours.

After confirming the sexist nature of this crime, the number of women killed at the hands of their partners or ex-partners so far this year has risen to 40 (nine of them in Catalonia) and 1,122 since 2003.

The 016 serves all victims of sexist violence 24 hours a day and in 52 different languages, as does the email [email protected]; Attention is also provided through WhatsApp through the number 600000016, and minors can contact the ANAR Foundation telephone number 900 20 20 10.



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