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Spanish police find stolen paintings Bacon back

Spanish police find stolen paintings Bacon back

Photo: EFE/Spanish National Police

The Spanish police has three of the five paintings of the Irish-British painter Francis Bacon found that by 2015, were stolen.

The canvases, which together, are estimated to 25 million euros worth, has disappeared from the house in Madrid by a friend and heir of Bacon (1909-1992).

In the investigation of the theft, the Spanish police killed ten people held. In January, three suspects arrested, and in may a further seven.

The police have not disclosed how they paintings on the trail.

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