British man is stabbed to death in Algarve holiday resort of Albufeira
- Victim aged between 25 and 30 stabbed by apartment in Albufeira, Portugal
- Paramedics were unable to revive the British man, who has not been named
- Man carrying a knife with blood on his hands was located inside the nearby flat
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.
The police and emergency services were called around 7am this morning, but efforts to revive the casualty at the scene proved unsuccessful.
It is not yet known if the dead man lived in Albufeira (pictured) or was on holiday there, though the flat where the killing occurred has been described as being part of a tourist complex where foreign tourists usually stay
Local reports say a man carrying a knife in his hand with blood on his hands was located and identified inside the nearby flat.
The suspect and his alleged victim are understood to have known each other.
The nationality of the suspect 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 did confirm however they have opened an ongoing investigation.
It is not yet known if the dead man lived in Portugal or was on holiday there, though 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.