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WorldA man murders his partner in the Salamanca town of Béjar

A man murders his partner in the Salamanca town of Béjar

A man has killed his partner of 40 years in Béjar (Salamanca) and then tried to jump off a viaduct, as reported by the Castilla y León 112 emergency service on Wednesday.

At 06:18, 112 received a call from the Civil Guard requesting assistance for a man who claimed to have assaulted his partner and threatened to throw himself from a viaduct at kilometer 412 of the A-66 in that town.

Minutes later, the National Police requested assistance at that person’s home, where the agents reported that there had been an “unconscious and probably deceased” womansomething that The emergency services later confirmed.

The attacker gave up his attitude and turned himself in to the State Security Forces. At the moment no more information is known about this murder, since it is still the security forces are collecting the information.

He already accumulated complaints for domestic violence

“The detainee had complaints from 2005 for domestic violence against his father and brother. For his part, the victim had filed complaints for mistreatment towards previous couples his but none towards his alleged murderer”, the Sub-delegation has detailed in a note collected by EFE.

If confirmed as a case of sexist violence, this murder would increase the number of fatal victims of gender violence to 39 in 20231,223 since 2003.

Victims of sexist violence and those around them can ask for help from different active resources 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: telephone 016, email [email protected] and the WhatsApp channel. at number 600 000 016.

In an emergency situation you can call 112 or the emergency numbers of the National Police (091) and the Civil Guard (062) and, if it is not possible to make that call, in case of danger there is also the option of activating the ALERTCOPS application, which sends an alert signal to the Police with geolocation.

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