A sadistic killer pressured his ex to look at him mutilate her new accomplice’s genitals with a samurai sword after tying her up with electrical cables at their vacation dwelling in Portugal.
Police launched a manhunt when the traumatised lady managed to free herself after being made to witness her boyfriend’s horrific homicide.
The search ended when detectives found the only suspect, named regionally as Spaniard Carlos Sande Fidalgo, had ended his personal life.
The macabre sequence of occasions, centred on a small Portuguese village close to the nation’s northern border with Spain, was nonetheless beneath investigation on Saturday as the total horror of the grisly murder-suicide started to emerge.
The physique of the alleged murderer, an actual property businessman primarily based within the Galician metropolis of Vigo, was discovered on Wednesday morning.
Spanish police alerted colleagues in Portugal who had been trying to find the person suspected of the brutal homicide of a 53-year-old in entrance of his accomplice at their rented vacation dwelling within the village of Gondufe, a 45-minute drive south simply throughout the border within the Portuguese municipality of Ponte de Lima.
Native reviews stated the lifeless man’s accomplice, the suspect’s ex-wife, had her fingers tied behind her again with electrical cables.
She was then pressured to look at because the homicide sufferer had his genitals mutilated for about six hours with weapons together with knives and one other described as a Japanese sword often called a katana.
The lifeless man has been named regionally as Luis Miguel Fernandez and his accomplice as Nuria Rodriguez Gonzalez.
Portuguese day by day Diario de Noticias stated police investigators suspect Nuria’s ex-husband positioned a GPS tracker on her automotive so he may comply with her actions following their break up earlier this 12 months.
Police have been alerted after the alleged killer left the property and his ex, who wanted hospital therapy for shock and accidents brought on by the ties round her wrists and legs, managed to alert the authorities.
He’s understood to have fled the scene of the crime in his ex-wife’s jeep earlier than intentionally crashing it close to the property and switching to a black BMW 740 he owned which was discovered close to the bridge.
His physique was discovered round 10am on Wednesday by coastguards collaborating within the search together with police.