The Judicial Police (DIC Portimao) reported that they have arrested a man for the commission of a murder which took place on 25th March 2014, in Lagoa.

The murder took place following a dispute with the victim financial issues related to running a business . The alleged perpetrator strangled the victim aged 65 years, thus causing her death.

After the crime , the defendant left the scene and reported to a third party that the victim had died as a result of heart disease.

The detainee aged 54 years appeared at the judicial authorities for him to report daily to the local police station pending trial.