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Police arrest 95-year-old after suspected zimmer frame murder

Murder: Witnesses said the 95-year-old man used a zimmer frame in the attack
Murder: Witnesses said the 95-year-old man used a zimmer frame in the attack

Spanish police arrested a 95-year-old man suspected of killing a fellow resident in an old people’s home by bashing him on the head with a walking frame.

The 88-year-old alleged victim died in hospital in the northern town of Pamplona after the attack in the old people’s home in nearby Sanguesa on 30 May 30.

“Police arrested the attacker, who according to two witnesses appeared to have used his metal walking frame in the attack, striking him in the head” in the victim’s bedroom, according to spokesman for the Navarra regional government

“The motive is not known.”

The victim “was taken by ambulance to Navarra University Hospital in Pamplona, but shortly after arriving his condition worsened and he died.”

- AFP, 2015