Domestic violence fatality in Puente de Vallecas, Madrid

Police and firemen entering a house in calle Ascensión Bielsa in the Puente de Vallecas district of Madrid found the decapitated body of a forty year old woman. The husband, who had tried to commit suicide, was also discovered in the house.

Domestic violence complaints in 2010

There were 134,105 official complaints relating to domestic violence during 2010, a slight decrease when compared to the previous three years.

Domestic violence in Aljarafe

Following his arrest for assault and battery, a 26 year old from Aljarafe, Sevilla, told the Guardia Civil he had not intended to kick his seven month pregnant wife in the stomach, he had been aiming for her face.

Domestic fatality in La Caleruela, Jaén province

Police have arrested 45 year old A.G.A. in the village of La Caleruela, in the municipality of Villacarrillo (Jaén), as the alleged killer of his wife following a domestic dispute.