The alleged perpetrator of the crime of La Rondilla, in Valladolid, has been found hanged in his cell in Villanubla prison after he entered provisional prison, communicated and without bail last Tuesday.
The deceased was accused of the violent death of his 54-year-old wife, her 78-year-old mother and a third person he knew, a 72-year-old man.
The man was alone in the cell because he was under observation, a common procedure when someone accused of a serious crime enters a prison.
According to Europa Press, the prison management has explained that everything points to suicide as the cause of deathalthough they have pointed out that it is a decision that was not foreseeable.
Last Saturday afternoon, a 78-year-old woman and her 54-year-old daughter were found dead, one of them with stab woundsafter a fire originated in his home in Valladolid, while a 72-year-old man also appeared dead from a knife in another fire declared in a nearby home.
The defendant, husband of the 54-year-old woman and who was arrested on Saturday night, denied responsibility for the acts attributed to him during his statement in the Investigating Court 4 this past Tuesday.
After his statement, for about an hour and a half, the Public Prosecutor’s Office requested his entry into provisional prison, communicated and without bail, an option that was decided by the Court, while the detainee’s lawyer demanded his release.
After his appearance before the judge, the coroner took DNA samples from the arrested person, who left the judicial building in a Civil Guard van for transfer to the Valladolid Provincial Prison. The judge charged him with crimes against life (homicide or murder), arson, damage, against public health, robbery with violence and injuries.