The Judiciary Police of Madeira is investigating the violent murder of a 79-year-old woman at her home on the Fonte do Til Road in the Arco da Calheta.

The woman was found on 26th March with several stab wounds. Her 45-year-old son  had recently returned from London, England, where he was emigrated. The man now lived with his mother.

In the house, the authorities found blood in several rooms, and when they reached the old woman, she no longer had vital signs.

The alert had been given around 3:45 p.m. The investigation proceeds. Until this evening (26th March0, the Judicial Police of Madeira had not yet made any arrests.