Police at the scene of the shootings in Mijas
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Family die in 'murder-suicide' on Spain's Costa del Sol

A family have been found dead following a suspected murder-suicide in Spain.

A mother and daughter were found in the bedroom of an apartment in Mijas, on the Costa Del Sol, and the husband's body was in another room, police said.

The nationalities of the three have not been confirmed, but reports suggest at least one of them was British.

According to the Press Association news agency, police said all three were British, but Spanish authorities told the BBC they could not confirm that.

Police's "initial hypothesis" was murder-suicide, PA reported.

Sarah Campbell reports.

  • 26 Jun 2013