A man kills his wife and his 3 year old daughter in Esplugues de Llobregat

A man of 27 years has killed reportedly by his partner, 28, and her daughter, age 3, in Esplugues de Llobregat (Barcelona). The police Catalan has arrested on M

A man kills his wife and his 3 year old daughter in Esplugues de Llobregat

A man of 27 years has killed reportedly by his partner, 28, and her daughter, age 3, in Esplugues de Llobregat (Barcelona). The police Catalan has arrested on Monday charged with the double homicide. In the absence of incorporation of this case in the official statistics, both would be the first victims of male violence in 2020.

The double murder has taken place at 6.10 this Monday, in the interior of the floor where there were three, where the man has been arrested, according to has informed the police of Catalan through a press release.

After receiving the notice, the Autonomous, the Local Police of Esplugues and the Emergency Medical System have been shifted to the home, where they have confirmed the death of the child and his mother.

The officers have arrested the alleged author, of Spanish nationality, which has been transferred to a hospital to treat the injuries that he had caused himself.

The judge of the court of Instruction number 3, Esplugues, functions of the guard has charge of the recovery of the corpses. Not had court records of intimate partner violence, as reported by the Superior Court of Justice of Catalonia (TSJC). The arrested will go to court in the next few days. The judge has decreed the secrecy of the proceedings.

During the morning of Monday, about 350 people have concentrated before the city Council of Esplugues de Llobregat (Barcelona) to save five minutes of silence in remembrance of the victims of the alleged double murder macho. In statements to the media, the mayor of Esplugues, Pilar Diaz, has strongly condemned the murder macho: "No backward step in the fight against this male violence. We have to be increasingly strong, can not tolerate even a murder more," said Diaz. The city Council has decreed three days of mourning and convened a full extraordinary on Tuesday to "make a statement of conviction". The Government has also condemned the crime and called for a minute of silence for this Tuesday.

With this double homicide and failing to incorporate the case to the official statistics, this mother and daughter Esplugues would be the first mortal victims of gender violence in 2020. The 2019 closed with 55 women killed by their partners or ex-partners, the highest figure for five years. To the women murdered in 2019 were added in addition to three dead children, 34 from which were included in the official count. The total number of women killed since 2003, would if confirmed this case to 1.034; of the children killed will rise to 35.

The 016 attends to all victims of domestic violence 24 hours a day and in 51 languages. The call leaves no trace on the bill, but there is that delete from the call log of the mobile phone. Minors may also be sent to the phone of the Foundation Anar 900 20 20 10 and the citizens who witness any assault should call 112.

Updated Date: 06 January 2020, 16:00

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