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A British man is being questioned on suspicion of killing his father in a fight while on holiday at a Spanish camping site.
The 45-year-old, named in reports as Ian Bennett, was arrested on Friday in L'Estartit, a seaside town on north-east Spain's Costa Brava, after allegedly attacking his father, named as Douglas Bennett, 69.
His brother Bob told The Mail on Sunday: "Doug and Ian were so close it was unreal. I have no idea what could have sparked this. I'm absolutely speechless."
"I don't know whether it might be relevant or not but Ian was very ill about 20 years ago when he had some sort of mental breakdown."
A 69-year-old British man has been found dead at a Spanish campsite at L'Estartit, a seaside town on north east Spain's Costa Brava.
Catalan police have said a 45-year-old man said to be his son has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
A British man is currently in police custody in Spain after being arrested on suspicion of killing his 69-year-old father at a campsite.
A British man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his father at a Spanish camping site, police said.
The 45-year-old was arrested this morning in L'Estartit, a seaside town on north east Spain's Costa Brava, after allegedly attacking his 69-year-old father.
The victim was taken to hospital but died this morning, prompting a murder investigation by Catalan police.
It is not thought any weapons were used in the lethal attack.