British Man ARRESTED in Benidorm
A 41 year old British man has been arrested in Benidorm after his wife fell off a hotel balcony. The 38 year old woman is currently in hospital with serious injuries.
9th April - The event took place at 00:47 Saturday morning, when the woman fell into the street from a sixth floor of the Rio Park hotel, located on Avenida de Murcia.
When police arrived they found the man inside the room, he was pre-trial arrested for an alleged offense of attempted murder, the arrested was made as a preventative measure *the judge has now released the man, with no charges or bail conditions imposed*.
The investigation is still open to gather more information as at this time police sources state "there is no indication that he pushed/threw the woman." It is too early at this stage to say what happened, and whether this was an accident or attempted suicide or a crime.
Statements are being taken from possible witnesses and evidence is being collected to clarify what happened. Witnesses however, have told police "the man was in their hotel room and the woman on the balcony when she went over the edge".
Three Benidorm County Park Firefighters, ambulance (SAMU) and Basic Life Support crews were in attendance.
The woman is hospitalised at Marina Baixa in Villajoyosa, in a very serious condition and the man has not yet been taken to judicial disposal..
No further updates are available at this time.
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Please note this article has been translated from Spanish to English, read the original article here.
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