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Arrest made on recent murder

Guardia Civil officers in Fuerteventura this week reported that they had arrested a relative of Vanessa, a 21-year-old woman found dead in her home in Betancuria last week.

 This man later appeared before a judge in Puerto de Rosario and was remanded in custody while police complete their investigations.

The young woman’s body was buried in the Municipality of Betancuria, and her family made a statement that said they appreciated the support of neighbours and friends in these difficult times.

Vanessa’s mother discovered her daughter’s body on the second floor of the house they shared in Betancuria.

The arrested relative accused of the murder of Vanessa has not yet been formally named.

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