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Judicial Police Arrest Man Suspected of Murder

The Judicial Police (PJ) released a statement today confirming that a 52-year-old man man was arrested yesterday, for murdering an elderly woman in Ribeira Brava in May this year. 

According to the PJ, the incident took place on the afternoon of the 22nd of May at the victim’s residence. Although, the reason for the assault on the 86-year-old woman is unclear, the man used physical force and stabbed her in the neck.

The PJ were able to make the arrest after a thorough investigation, and forensic evidence processed by the Scientific Police Laboratory.

Samantha Gannon

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