‘HAMMER ATTACK’: Costa del Sol man hands himself in to police and confesses murder of roommate

AN old age pensioner has handed himself in to police on Spain’s Costa del Sol and confessed to the murder of his roommate in a hammer attack.

The 70-year-old man presented himself to National Police in Torremolinos where he claimed to have beaten a 77-year-old to death with a hammer.

Police have remanded the OAP in custody while they investigate his claim that is alleged to have happened at an apartment block in the Plaza Río Aguasvivas area of the town.