Police are investigating a possible case of domestic violence after finding a 25-year-old woman shot dead, with other signs of violence, at a house in Elche on 25th December.
Police are treating the crime as murder, although very few details have so far emerged.
The victim’s lifeless body was discovered at around 11pm on Christmas Day, at what is believed to be the suspect’s house in Los Palmerales. The man was no longer at the scene when the police arrived and security forces are now searching for him.
Meanwhile, National Police are investigating a murder that occurred on Christmas Day in the Urbanisation Montepinar de Orihuela. On 25th December at 9:20am a relative sounded the alarm when he found the victim, a 37-year-old man, who had been killed by gunshot.