Young man who killed a colleague at a shelter in Palmela detained in Faro

Crime occurred in October 2020

A 20-year-old young man, sentenced to 17 years in prison for killing a colleague at the reception center in Palmela, has now been arrested in Faro. 

According to the Judiciary Police, the crime occurred in Palmela, in October 2020, when the detainee, in co-authorship with another young man, murdered, inside a youth shelter, where they lived, a 15-year-old teenager. years.

«The PJ investigation found the victim's body inside a well, approximately 50 meters from the institution, and already in an advanced state of decomposition, in February 2021», the authorities said.

The detainee was taken by the PJ to the Prison Establishment of Faro.