A siege in Elche in the early hours of yesterday morning ended with the arrest of the man accused of murdering his girlfriend on Christmas Day.
National Police swooped on the property where the suspected barricaded himself in and held three women and a man hostage. One of the women is believed to be the suspect’s ex-partner with whom he has an 18-month-old son. The suspect fired several shots at Police Officers but was finally arrested.
A 25 year-old woman named Yolanda was found dead on Christmas Day at the apartment she shared with the accused. She had been shot in the head at point blank range.