Brokers of the Guardia Civil on their arrival within the boats with which they work within the system that seeks the daddy of the women, Tomas Gimeno and the youngest of the sisters, Anna, on 11 June, 2021 within the port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. (Photograph By Europa Press by way of Getty Photographs)
- A six-year-old’s physique was discovered 1 000 metres deep, weighed down by an anchor, off Tenerife island in Spain.
- She and her sister have been reported lacking on 27 April after their father made a cellphone name to his estranged spouse.
- The toddler and her father are nonetheless lacking.
The physique of a six-year-old lady has been discovered off Tenerife island six weeks after she and her sister have been snatched by their father in a discovery that has shocked Spain.
Olivia and her one-year-old sister Anna have been reported lacking within the Canary Islands on 27 April after their father made a cellphone name “with a farewell tone” to his estranged spouse, a spokesperson for the Guardia Civil police informed AFP.
The next day, a ship belonging to the daddy and a child automobile seat have been discovered floating within the waters off Tenerife.
On Thursday night, search groups discovered a toddler’s physique on the seabed which was later recognized because the six-year-old, a spokesperson mentioned.
Media stories mentioned the physique was discovered at a depth of 1 000 metres inside a bag that had been weighed down by an anchor.
Investigators are nonetheless looking for the toddler Anna and her father.
Quoting sources near the investigation, Spanish media mentioned the daddy was seen loading a number of luggage onto his boat on the day they have been reported lacking.
“It was what we least anticipated. We have been all hoping that we might discover the women with Tomas taking care of them,” Joaquin Amills, a spokesperson for the household, informed Spain’s public tv, expressing deep sympathy for the mom, Beatriz.
“I can’t think about the ache of the mom of Anna and Olivia who disappeared in Tenerife following this horrendous information,” wrote Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Twitter.
Equality Minister Irene Montero additionally expressed her shock over the invention.
“There aren’t any phrases that may assist Beatriz at such a second of horrible ache,” she tweeted.
“This violence in opposition to girls who’re moms, which hits them the place it hurts most, is a precedence for the federal government.”
Official figures present that 39 minors have been killed in Spain by their fathers or by their moms’ companions, or ex-partners, since 2013.
A number of feminist teams have organised demonstrations in varied Spanish cities on Friday night time to denounce the crime.