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Spanish authorities arrest three in beating death of gay man
2021-07-08

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In Spain, authorities said they have arrested three men for the brutal beating death of a gay man July 3 that sparked widespread protests across the country, out.com noted, citing El Mundo.

Nursing assistant Samuel Luiz, 24 was beaten to death by a group of 13 men outside a nightclub in the port city of A Coruna.

Friends told El Mundo the assault came after a misunderstanding between Luiz and one of his alleged attackers. In a statement, police said they had arrested three suspects for murder, but that the investigation remains open and that further arrests are possible.

Mass demonstrations erupted in Spain following news of Luiz's murder. Thousands of people gathered in A Coruna, and there were also demonstrations in cities such as Madrid, Valencia and others.


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