The City Council strongly condemns and shows its institutional rejection in what allegedly could be a new case of sexist violence in Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
The events occurred around 8:00 pm yesterday in the parking lots of a shopping center located in the area of â€‹â€‹Hoya de la Plata and the woman, 55, died on the spot due to the stabbings that her husband apparently gave her. 58 years old
The man fled the area but was located about thirty minutes later inside his vehicle in the vicinity of the Salto del Negro neighborhood.
Apparently the alleged aggressor tried to take his life by taking some pills, but was transferred to a hospital and his life is not in danger.
The alleged aggressor will be brought before the courts, and there were no complaints of mistreatment, but there was a complaint against him for leaving the home.
In the vehicle of the detainee was found the knife with which the man allegedly dealt to the woman the stab wounds that ended his life.
So far this year, 20,000 women have been killed in Spain by their partners or ex-partners, a figure that almost doubles the seven murders in the first quarter of 2018. In January, six women were murdered, three in February and another four in March.
From the totanero Consistory emphasizes the need to work together to stop and end this social scourge so it insists on the need to raise awareness from education to avoid behavior that incites inequality between men and women.
Against gender violence we have to make a common front of "Zero Tolerance";
because not only do we have to remember the people who die murdered at the hands of their partners, but also all those who suffer every day in their homes any kind of physical or psychological violence.