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Family tragedy in the borough of La Orotava
Four bodies were found in a house at 30 Calle de los Martillos in La Orotava at 12.30pm on Monday afternoon. He was a 43-year-old man who was a member of the armed forces and was awarded for his work in Afghanistan, his wife and their two daughters, who were three and five years old. The day before the family were at a family celebration and nobody had noticed anything strange. According to initial evidence, there are no signs of external violence on the woman or the children. Even the family dog was dead. They may have been poisoned.


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17.07.2018 - However, the man was found hanged.  It is not yet clear whether it was a violent death, a case of domestic violence or another accident.  Investigations are currently underway.  A Local Police officer explained, "There are many rumours, but at the moment all lines are still open.  What is certain is that it is a tragedy."  Mayor Francisco Linares ordered the flags to be set at half-mast as a sign of mourning.

 



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