The seventeen-year-old daughter of the woman whose throat was cut yesterday in Banyoles he has confessed the authorship of the crime during the reconstruction of the facts carried out by the judicial committee after the detention of the minor in Castell-Platja d'Aro, according to sources of the investigation. The alleged matricida has admitted that killed the victim, 53, with a knife, although she has explained that she did not remember the times she stabbed her, since the corpse had several stab wounds. Regarding the motive of the crime, the minor has detailed that He acted like this because of problems he had with his mother and he recalled a discussion they had recently held.
The 53-year-old woman murdered yesterday in her home in Banyoles died beheaded, allegedly, by her seventeen-year-old daughter, who was arrested today, Thursday, at a home that the family has in the town of Castell-Platja d'Aro , according to the autopsy revealed.
The body, which was discovered about 9:00 p.m. by another son of the victim, aged 29, He had multiple cuts and he was naked, so the investigation suggests that the crime could be committed about 09:30 hours, when neighbors heard screams, at a time when the mother had not yet had time to get dressed.
The reconstruction of the whole day confirms that the alleged matricida, after the murder, went to the institute where she studies. In addition, the hypothesis that the crime took place in the morning is soon based on the coagulation of the blood found in the room.
The investigators have found indications that point to the minor as the author of the crime, among them that the house in which she lived with her mother had not been forced.
In addition, he is credited with writing the handwritten note that appeared next to the corpse, in which he implicitly acknowledges the murder and in which he announces two locations in which he intended to commit suicide.
The Mossos d'Esquadra do not know, for the moment, if the girl later changed her mind or if she slipped the name of those places to confuse and her initial intention was to take refuge in the second family residence, located on the Costa Brava, in Castell Platja-d'Aro, where he has finally been arrested.
The minor, of Russian origin and that had been adopted a year agos, suffers, according to various sources, some type of psychological disorder and, recently, had shown behavioral problems.
The residents of the Banyoles apartment where the family lived have informed the police that, frequently, they listened to discussions in the house that it has been the scene of the crime and in which the daughter and her mother lived, who was separated.
The alleged murderer, who has been arrested at 12:15 hours, will tomorrow be available to the Office of the Children's Prosecutor, who will ask the judge for his detention in a closed regime, the equivalent of provisional prison for adults.
The victim, Carmen P., ran for years with her ex-husband the Sports Hostel Sprint, which was regularly attended by athletes from all over Spain who practiced rowing in the lake of Banyoles, which was the Olympic venue at the Barcelona 92 Games.
Sara, a young Sevillian girl who was a member of the Spanish team of this discipline, stayed several years and during long stays in this establishment with her teammates and remembers Carmen with affection.
"I remember her with a lot of devotion, she was a very active woman, who took everything forward, and very made to teenagers, used to dealing with them", she explained to Efe Sara, who also remembers the presence in the shelter of the daughter now arrested.
The murder of Banyoles is the first that has occurred so far this year in the province of Gerona in the field of domestic violence.