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Suspect arrested in Germany in connection with bullet-ridden body found near Marbella

Police at the spot where the body was found.
Police at the spot where the body was found. / JOSELE
  • The suspect, a 46-year-old Bulgarian, is facing charges including murder and drug trafficking

Police in Germany, working in collaboration with their counterparts in Spain, have arrested a suspect in connection with the body found by the side of a road near Marbella in October.

The body, which had more than ten gunshot wounds, was identified as a 40-year-old Bulgarian.

The suspect, a 46-year-old man, also Bulgarian, was identified after the vehicle used in the crime was located in Germany.

As well as murder, he is under investigation for drug trafficking, forgery of documents and illegal possession of firearms.