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Madrid restaurant owner hacked to death

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Madrid restaurant owner hacked to death
The victim had deep cuts on his head and body, presumed to have been inflicted with a large axe.Photo of Manzanares El Real:Shutterstock
17:09 CEST+02:00
The 42-year-old owner of a restaurant on the outskirts of Spain's capital was found dead at his home in what police believe was a gruesome robbery.

Pedro M. left his restaurant in the small Madrid town of Manzanares El Real on Saturday night in the company of one his employees.

The same worker went to pick him up the next day at his home to find his boss had been brutally murdered.

The victim had deep cuts on his head and body, presumed to have been inflicted with a large axe.

There was evidence of a burglary had occurred as the victim’s mobile and the previous day's takings at the restaurant were missing.

Police are still looking for fingerprints at the man’s home and have already questioned his staff in the hope of finding clues to his gruesome murder.   

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