The National Police are investigating the death in Torre del Mar on Wednesday of a woman in her eighties and have detained the sister of the deceased on suspicion of involvement in the incident.
The victim’s sister, a woman in her seventies, called the police to report that her sister had died ‘accidentally’. When officers arrived at the house they found the body of the woman with all the signs pointing to a violent death. The sister had suffered multiple injuries and was transferred to the emergency department of the Hospital Comarcal in Vélez-Málaga.
After treatment she was taken to the police station in Torre del Mar. An autopsy is being carried out to determine the exact cause of death.
The victim was known to be suffering schizophrenia and was taking medication for the condition.