Murder suspect remanded in Marbella

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ARREST: Ukranian is suspected of murder in San Pedro Alcantara. Credit: Klaus Graf Creative Commons
ARREST: Ukranian is suspected of murder in San Pedro Alcantara.
Credit: Klaus Graf Creative Commons

A UKRANIAN man has been remanded in custody after allegedly killing a Lithuanian during a row over noise. 

The 47-year-old detainee is accused of stabbing to death a 58-year-old man in a half built buiding in the heart of San Pedro Alcantara that is used as a squat by homeless people. 

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 The incident happened at 1am on Sunday, according to police. Emergency services received a call warning that one homeless person had stabbed another and fled the scene. 

Police officers found the victim on a blood-soaked mattress with a stab wound to the heart. Medics could do nothing to save him. 

All National and Local Police patrols were put on alert and searched for the suspect. A patrol of the National Police found a suspect who matched the description by other squatters sitting in a bar, where he was arrested. 

The same night, another unit from the police station in Marbella found a large knife in some bushes that, according to the first investigations, could be the murder weapon. 




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