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Two women jailed for twenty years for murder of elderly woman

BayRadio | May 8, 2018

Two women have been sentcenced to twenty years in prison after being found guilty of murdering an elderly woman in Castro Urdiales in Cantabria.

The victim, an eighty-year-old woman, was attacked by the two in a bungled robbery attempt in Spetember 2014. They are understood to have restrained the woman and in doing so suffocated her. They left the woman bound to a chair with a kitchen towel stuffed in her mouth and covering her nose, causing her to asphyxiate.

The two were arrested after incriminating evidence, including latex gloves, were discovered discarded nearby that had a match to the two accomplices. One had been sentenced to twenty five years in prison, however an appeal saw a related charge dropped from the sentence.

Written by BayRadio

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