Man arrested for allowing grandmother to starve to death in Spain

NATIONAL POLICE: Found the body in a state of decomposition

A MAN has been arrested in Gran Canaria for letting his grandmother die of hunger.

National Police found the body of the 89-year-old victim in a state of decomposition in the family home.

They arrested a 34-year-old man – her grandson – after he called 091 to report the death of the woman in the family home in Jinámar, in the municipality of Telde.

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Officers found the body of the old woman in one of the bedrooms and the body was in a state of decomposition.

The man said that his grandmother had died on November 17.

The National Police investigation continues.


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