Brit stabbed to death in holiday hotspot as man seen with ‘bloody hands’

A BRITISH man has reportedly been stabbed to death in the Algarve holiday resort of Albufeira.

The victim, said to be be aged between 25 and 30, died after being knifed several times next to an apartment in the centre of the town.

Pictures of the scene show on the local news


Pictures of the scene show on the local news

The alarm was raised around 7am today and emergency services rushed to the scene.

Paramedics attempted to revive the casualty but he died from his wounds, reports CM Journal.

Local reports say a man carrying a knife in his hand with blood on his hands was located and identified inside the nearby flat.

He and his alleged victim are understood to know each other. His nationality has not yet been revealed.

Today is a Bank Holiday in Portugal and police there could not be immediately reached for comment.

The Policia Judiciaria is conducting an ongoing investigation.

It is not yet known if the dead man lived in Portugal or was on holiday there, although the flat where the killing occurred has been described as being part of a tourist complex where foreign tourists usually stay.

Officers from Portugal’s GNR force were first on the scene along with paramedics.

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