A BRITISH man has been arrested after a woman fell to her death from her fifth-floor Costa del Sol home.
The victim, Romina Acuna, 33, was the widow of a doorman who died in April after an alleged attack at a Spanish restaurant by former Towie star Elliott Wright.
A British man was arrested after personal trainer Romina Acuna died on SaturdayCredit: Solarpix
The victim was the widow of a bouncer who was fatally wounded while working at Elliot Wright’s restaurant in AprilCredit: Foxy Bingo
Jose Rafael Pisani Pardo hit his head while trying to break up a fight at Wright’s popular restaurantCredit: Solarpix
Acuna, who was born in Chile, fell from her balcony at around 8.30am on Saturday at a property in Calahonda, near the tourist hotspot of Fuengirola.
Local reports claim she called the police a few hours earlier and said she was attacked and ended up in the hospital, but never made an official complaint.
The British man, 36, who was arrested was described as someone Acuna had been in an “on-off” relationship with and was known to police due to previous incidents of domestic violence involving other partners.
Detectives are investigating whether he was involved in the death of personal trainer Acuna, although they are also treating it as a possible suicide.
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First of all, they are allegedly trying to determine whether he was on the property when she fell to her death.
It comes just months after the death of Acuna’s husband at Elliott Wright’s popular Costa del Sol restaurant, Olivia’s La Cala.
Jose Rafael Pisani Pardo – whom Acuna described as the love of her life – suffered a fatal head injury after trying to break up a fight between customers.
A British man (32), who was already known to the police, was arrested for the death of the bodybuilder on April 16.
Officers launched a search for the accused after a video surveillance camera emerged which allegedly showed the moment the doorman was hit with the fatal blow.
The father-of-two is believed to have hit his head when he fell to the ground. He was transported to the hospital, where he later died from his injuries.
Acuna and Venezuelan-born Pisani Pardo were married in a glittering ceremony in Las Vegas five months before his death.
His widow later revealed that he had called her on the phone just hours before he was killed and said he was “scared” because there were a lot of drunken customers.
Father-of-three Elliott Wright closed his restaurant for two days and said in a statement at the time: “We are heartbroken and have closed the restaurant today and tomorrow out of respect.
“We are supporting our staff and family as we await news of further investigations.”
Soon after, the former Towie star’s restaurant was vandalized and covered in graffiti.
In response to the damage, Elliott said: “Our restaurant has been vandalized today which has left us, already shocked and saddened, in complete disbelief.
“We will not allow this senseless vandalism to distract us.”
Last month, a Norwegian pensioner was arrested on suspicion of stabbing his British partner to death at her home in Orihuela Costa on the Costa Blanca.
In March, a 69-year-old British man was arrested in the same area of Orihuela Costa for the fatal stabbing of his 64-year-old British wife.
Police said that’s when the suspect was arrested while trying to flee the couple’s home.
Meanwhile, in September, a British expat died in a horrific head-on crash in Marbella.
Ray Wyer, 70, was allegedly forced to swerve his motorcycle onto the wrong side of the road after being hit by a van.
In August, a former Royal Navy commando said he felt “lucky to be alive” after being run over four times by a “neighbour from hell” outside his Costa del Sol home.
David James (80) was savagely attacked by a British man on his doorstep in La Viñuela, Malaga.
Romina Acuna fell from her balcony to her death on Saturday Credit: Solarpix
She married restaurant doorman Elliot Wright five months before his death Credit: Solarpix
Acuna received a chilling call just hours before he was fatally shot at the Credit: Solarpix restaurant
Olivia’s was vandalized shortly after news of the bouncer’s death broke on April 16 Credit: Solarpix