The Judicial Police of Leiria detained, on Monday morning, a man suspected of killing a Brazilian citizen, on January 31, in the area of ​​Caldas da Rainha.

The 40-year-old victim was known to the suspect and was said to have been assaulted with a piercing object in the chest area, “following disagreements at his residence”, informs the Judiciary Police, in the statement sent this Tuesday to the newsrooms, in which it reports the suspicion of a crime of qualified homicide. The citizen, of Brazilian nationality, was still rescued but ended up dying in the hospital.

“The knowledge of the facts was acquired by the PSP, which activated the intervention of the Judiciary Police. Investigative investigations were carried out immediately, and relevant evidence was collected, which led to the arrest of the suspect,” the note reads.

The detainee, 49 years old Portuguese, a logger by profession, will be presented to the court for questioning and enforcement of coercion measures.