Palma.—Palma detectives have been looking at the telephone records of murdered local businessman, Andreu Coll, who was beaten to death and dumped in his car near Bunyola cemetery on Sunday.

Police are trying to trace his movements since he was last seen on Saturday night leaving the home of his father. in Alaro. His body was discovered hours later.

Coll, was a successful businessman, who had a large property portfolio and also a slot machine company. Police said that over recent years he had evicted a large number of his tennants and is believed to have had a number of enemies.

An autopsy revealed that he had died after numerous blows to the head. Police do not believe that was killed at Bunyola cemetery but his body was just dumped there. Scores of police officers are involved in the investigation and the murder has shocked the close knit Alaro community. Police have been searching his home and also the vehicle, a Land Rover, where his body was discovered.

They are also desperate to find a motive for the murder.
This is the second murder in the Bunyola area in less than six months.
Earlier this year a woman was murdered at a Bunyola estate. A man has since been arrested and is awaiting trial for her murder.
She was killed in what appears to be a work-related incident at the house where they both worked in Bunyola.


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