This screenshot shows the location of Canary Islands where the body of one of two young Spanish sisters has been discovered, Spain. (Google Map/Screenshot via Epoch Times)
MADRID–Spain is in shock following researchers combing the seabed near the Canary Islands discovered the human anatomy of one of two young sisters taken by their dad weeks before with no mother’s permission.
Coroners have confirmed the body found at a tote and tied to an anchor in a depth of a 1,000 meters (3,200 feet) belonged to 6-year-old Olivia, the older of the 2 sisters.
Another similar tote that has been vacant was found nearby by a distinctive oceanographic research vessel assisting from the hunt , Spain’s Civil Guard said, adding that the search for 1-year-old Anna and their daddy, Tomás Gimeno, is still ongoing.
Numerous political figures and civil society groups on Friday condemned Olivia’s departure and showed support for the girls’ mother, Beatriz Zimmermann.
“I cannot imagine the pain of the mother of small Anna and Olivia,” tweeted Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez. “My hug, my love, and of my entire family, who now sympathizes with Beatriz and her nearest and dearest.”
Gimeno and the girls went missing on April 27 in Tenerife, the largest island in the archipelago off West Africa.
Their mother, who is divorced from the girls’ dad, alleged he told her she would never see them again.
Investigators launched a wide search on land and sea but narrowed in on the