The Policía Local in Motril have debunked a hoax going around the town at the moment about a murderess who had been released and had returned to Motril.
This rumour, concerning a woman who had murdered an 8-year-old child in the year 2000, has been making the rounds over the last few days and had caused quite a lot of concern amongst parents with young children.
What had caused it was a woman who claimed to be the convicted child killer. The police tracked her down and identified her. When it was determined that she was not the killer, she was taken to hospital for a psychiatric evaluation. Once this was concluded, she was taken to a mental instituion in Granada for treatment.
(News: Motril, Cost Tropical, Granada, Andalucia)