Thursday, December 1

A man kills his wife in the Cáceres town of Valencia de Alcántara

A 41-year-old man with a history of gender-based violence has killed his 30-year-old wife in Valencia de Alcántara (Cáceres) and then called the Civil Guard to report the crime, the armed institute has reported.

If confirmed as a sexist murder, this death will raise the number of women murdered by their partners or ex-partners to 36 so far this year and to 1,166 the figure since 2003, when the records began.

In a statement, the Civil Guard has reported that the alleged murder took place at 00:25 on Tuesday and that the alleged perpetrator, the victim’s partner, reported the fact to the Valencia de Alcántara Civil Guard post. by phone call.

The health services, who could not do anything to save the woman’s life, and the civil guards, who arrested the alleged perpetrator, traveled to the house where the events occurred.

The detainee had a history of gender-based violence with the victim, although the case was currently inactive, according to the armed institute.

Agents of the Organic Unit of the Judicial Police of the Command of Cáceres have appeared at the house where the homicide took place and have opened the corresponding investigation proceedings.

The woman’s body has been transferred to the Institute of Legal Medicine of Cáceres, where an autopsy will be performed.

The 016 serves all victims of sexist violence 24 hours a day and in 52 different languages, as well as 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.

In an emergency situation, you can call 112 or the phones of the National Police (091) and the Civil Guard (062), and if it is impossible to make a call, you can use the ALERTCOPS application, from the that an alert signal is sent to the Police with geolocation.