Wed. Sep 28th, 2022

Campdevànol (Girona), (EFE).- The man arrested in Campdevànol (Girona) for his involvement in the death of his partner has a history of sexist violence in a previous relationship.

According to sources close to the case, the detainee is 36 years old and was arrested shortly before 3:00 pm this past Wednesday when a woman’s body was found in a house in this mountain town of just over 3,000 residents.

The victim is a 21-year-old girl and the man was detained at Ripoll police station, where he spent the night awaiting trial.

In Girona where a young woman was murdered
The Mossos d’Esquadra arrested a man in the town of Camdevonal (Girona) for his involvement in the death of his partner. EFE/David Borat.

The Criminal Investigation Area of ​​the Mossos d’Esquadra de Girona is in charge of the investigation to clarify the causes of the young woman’s death, while the investigating judge has ordered the proceedings to be confidential.

The apartment where the body appeared, later transferred to the Institute of Legal Medicine in Girona to confirm whether it was a violent death, is located in the street Puntaro de Campdewanal, where the victim lived with the prisoner and his mother.

The CCOO union condemned the alleged sexist killings and rejected “the violence that is still used against women simply for being women” in a statement calling for the elimination of such cases.

Victims of sexist violence number 30

If it is confirmed to be a sexist murder, it would be the 30th victim in Spain (fifth in Catalonia) and the 1,160th since statistics began in 2003.

016 serves all victims of sexist violence, 24 hours a day and in 52 different languages; Attention is also given through WhatsApp through 600000016 and minors can contact ANAR Foundation telephone number 900 20 20 10.

In an emergency, you can call 112 or the telephone numbers of the National Police (091) and Civil Guard (062), and if you cannot call, you can use the ALERTCOPS application, from where information is sent. An alert signal to the police with geo-location.

Web Editing: Rocio Casas

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