'Murder-suicide' family named

A family believed to have been part of a murder-suicide have been named locally as Philip Wood, his wife Sheila, and their daughter, Sophie.The three were found found at a property on the Costa Del Sol.

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British family found dead in 'murder-suicide'

Three members of a British family have been found dead in a Spanish apartment in what police believe is a murder-suicide.

The latest information we have is that the owner of the house had not heard from the family for a few days and had not been paid.

He went to the house today and when there was no reply at the door, he went inside. Inside he saw the man dead on the sofa and immediately called the Guardia Civil.

When officers inspected the house they found the wife and the daughter dead in a bedroom. The initial hypothesis at this early stage of the investigation is that this was a murder-suicide.

– Guardia Civil spokeswoman

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