The judge, when imposing the sentence, has taken into account the aggravating factor of kinship, treachery and gender violence, as concluded by the jury, according to the sentence known today.
Both the Prosecutor’s Office and the representation of the Canarian Institute of Equality and the private prosecution represented by the lawyer, Francisco Javier Piñón Candan, requested exactly that penalty, although the lawyer raised civil liability to 113,000 euros, while the defense limited it to 32,000 euros for each of the daughters.
Ángel SM has been in pretrial detention since he ended the life of his wife, Clotilde RE, on May 11, 2022in an apartment that he had rented in the south of Tenerife.
For this, he first used round-tipped metal scissors with a 8.5-centimeter blade when the woman was lying on a couch and then went into the kitchen and picked up a 12-inch knife with which she chased the victim into the patio where she unsuccessfully tried to shut the door while yelling for help.
Finally, Ángel S. he stabbed his wife several times in the abdomen and on the left side causing him to collapse to the ground, as a result of which the corpse presented nine incised injuries, one of them on his own face and other fatal ones.
The marriage was from Vigo, spent long periods in Tenerife and they had been married for 56 yearsduring which there were constant calls to the police because of the ill-treatment to which his wife was subjected, whom he harassed, despised and humiliated.