Guardia Civil officers have arrested the son of the woman found dead at their home in the Municipality of Los Llanos de Aridane.
The Guardia Civil also confirm that the man arrested lived with his mother of 68 years. Her body was found in a bed in the house with signs of violence, and police suspect that the death could have occurred due to unnatural causes.
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