Police in Almonte, Huelva, have arrested a 25-year-old Ecuadorian national on suspicion of the criminal assault and kidnapping of his former girlfriend whom he allegedly handcuffed, sedated and, on several occasions, sexually assaulted her.
There have been over 13,000 complaints of domestic violence in Andalucia during the first six months of 2013, a 2% increase over the same period last year.
Guardia Civil officers have reportedly found the remains of the pregnant woman who was killed by her partner in Cifuentes, Guadalajara.
A man has been arrested in Cifuentes, Guadalajara, for allegedly killing his partner. She was seven months pregnant and disappeared last month.
The Guardia Civil in Villajoyosa, Alicante, have arrested a man after he confessed to dismembering his girlfriend a few hours earlier.
A 48-year-old woman died this morning in Paiporta, Valencia, after being stabbed in the neck, allegedly by her partner.
Two more cases of domestic violence with fatal results, one in Valencia and another in Ourense.
A child in Mijas alerted the Guardia Civil after his father entered their home and beat his sleeping mother about the head.
In 2011, there were 69 official complaints made in Nerja relating to domestic violence. During 2012, this figure fell to a total of 55, a step in the right direction. In 2013 so far, there have been 16 complaints, including two from minors, although in 9 cases the complaints were withdrawn.
A 22 year old woman in Jerez has become the fifth domestic violence fatality in Andalucia so far this year after being stabbed to death, allegedly by her former partner and father of her son who was caught still with the murder weapon in his possession.