A man stabbed his former partner and then headed for the railway tracks where he committed suicide by jumping out in front of a passing train.
Police in Miguelturra, Ciudad Real, have arrested a man for allegedly stabbing his partner, a 40-year-old woman who is now in hospital in a serious condition.
A 45-year.old woman, an Argentine national, was found dead in her apartment in Barcelona on Monday, the 43rd domestic violence fatality so far this year.
In the last four days, four women and one man have died at the hands of their partners or former partners, the latest incident occurring on Wednesday in L´Hospitalet, Barcelona.
According to the latest statistics from the Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality, 36 people have so far died this year as a result of domestic violence, which is three more than in the same period in 2013.
A 24-year-old woman from Málaga has become the latest victim of domestic violence after she was stabbed to death on Tuesday morning, allegedly by her partner.
The National Police in Málaga are investigating the case of a 42-year-old woman who suffered serious burns at her home on Sunday and have detained her former partner on suspicion of involvement in the incident.
A 49-year-old woman who suffered 50% burns after being doused in gasoline and set alight by her former partner has been transferred to the Burns Unit of the Hospital Virgen del Rocio in Sevilla due to the severity of her wounds.
The town of Vilanova i la Geltrúm, Barcelona, has the unenviable distinction of being the site of the last domestic violence fatality of 2013 and the scene of the first fatality of 2014.
According to figures released Thursday by the National Statistics Institute (INE), the Central Registry of the Ministry of Interior listed 36,641 victims of gender or domestic violence in 2012, down by 9.2% on the previous year.