Man denies involvement in woman's murder

  • The public prosecution believe differently

A man on trial for strangling a prostitute to death and setting fire to her house in Malaga in January last year has denied any involvement in her death, stating that he was at home at the time, telling the jury that "she was a very close friend" and that he feels sorry for what happened.

The public prosecution in Malaga are demanding 37 years in prison for the man. According to the prosecution, the man contacted the woman with the intention of robbing her to pay for debts that he owed to other people.