PSP saves elderly woman from stab to death at the hands of her husband in Barreiro – Portugal

PSP saves elderly woman from stab to death at the hands of her husband in Barreiro – Portugal
PSP saves elderly woman from stab to death at the hands of her husband in Barreiro – Portugal

An alert for 112 to report aggression between a couple and the quick response of the PSP do Barreiro this Thursday prevented a 78-year-old woman from being murdered by her husband. The victim was found almost inanimate inside the room and bleeding profusely.

He had several stab wounds, especially on the head, neck, chest and on one hand. Next to her was her husband, 73, with the used gun still in his hand. When the agents entered, he held the knife to his chest and threatened to commit suicide, but he was eventually restrained and restrained. With the suspect under control, the police assisted the elderly woman – they managed to control the bleeding and keep the victim conscious until the arrival of the INEM teams and firefighters. She was taken to the Barreiro hospital, where she was hospitalized, no longer in danger of life.

The man, who in 2017 was sentenced to four years in prison for domestic violence but was released because the court suspended his sentence, was immediately arrested. He spent this night in the dungeons of the Barreiro Division and will be present in court this Friday for his first judicial interrogation.


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