Marbella exposed: Celeb resort hit by soaring murder rate and drug dealers fighting turf war

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It looked like the ideal spot for a holiday in the sun.

But a closer inspection of the luxury villa near Marbella revealed the remains of bloodstains on the floor outside the garage.

This was the scene of the execution-style ­murder of a millionaire nightclub boss who ­partied with stars of The Only Way Is Essex.

Marco Yaqout’s death last month is part of an escalating turf war fought by gun-toting drug gangs on Spain’s Costa del Sol.

Marbs draws six million Brits a year, hoping for a taste of the high life ­enjoyed by Premier League footballers and reality TV stars like Mark Wright .

But a Sunday People investigation found people living in fear in an area awash with drug

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