A 47-year-old British man, whose name has not been released by the Police, walked into a bar at the Paloma Beach Apartments, Los Christianos, declaring he could not remember where he lived.

Bar staff pointed him in the direction of his apartment but noticing that he was covered in blood so they contacted the local police.

When the police officers arrived at his apartment they discovered the body of his wife lying in a pool of blood. It is believed she died from multiple stab wounds to the upper body and neck.

Spanish Interior Ministry say that the man may be suffering serious psychiatric problems. The couple are thought to have moved to
Tenerife eight months ago.