The dismembered body of a mother in her 70s has been found buried in a village park outside Madrid.
The macabre remains, wrapped in several plastic bags, were found by a dog walker in the municipality of Chapineria in the autonomous community of Madrid in central Spain.
After the walker’s dog found a dismembered foot in the soil, the unnamed man called the emergency services.
Spanish Civil Guard homicide detectives arrived on the scene and found the rest of the elderly victim’s body parts scattered around the park in plastic bags.
According to the media outlet Telemadrid, the remains belong to a local Spanish resident who had not been reported as missing.
Local newspaper ABC identified the victim as Maria Luisa, however the authorities have yet to confirm her identity.
Meanwhile, local residents told ABC that the woman in her 70s constantly argued with her two daughters, and the trio was dubbed the ‘Spice Girls’ because of their behaviour and extravagant outfits.
The victim was last seen going into the car of one of her daughters and the police are currently interviewing family members.
Chapineria Mayor Lucia Moya told 20 Minutos that the Spanish Civil Guard investigation is still ongoing.
Following rumours that the woman was the latest victim of an alleged serial killer at large, Moya explained that the crime is not being investigated along those lines.
One of the victim’s daughters named Africa told Telemadrid that she had not seen her mother in two weeks.
She added: “My mum drank a lot and took many pills. I have reported her for violence many times since I was born.”
The investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made so far.
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