British Couple Detained Following Brawl

January 29, 2013

A court in Lanzarote has ordered a British couple to be detained without bail in connection with the death of a British man on Sunday.

The two accused, named only as Jayne Agnes and George Thomas, were detained on Sunday night following an incident in in which 48-year-old Alan Atkinson died in hospital in Arrecife following an argument in the tourist resort of Puerto del Carmen.

According to witnesses, the two couples got into an argument, which ended with the victim being hit on the head with a stone, leaving him unconscious.