All scenarios open after body of woman found ‘half naked with blood on head’

All scenarios remain open after the body of a 67-year-old woman was found in an advanced stage of decomposition in an apartment in the Bairro Alto, in Lisbon, on Sunday. It could be that the woman died as a result of a fall (the apartment was her home), her situation of undress being due to the heatwave. But the fact that there was blood on her head has led to PJ police being called in to investigate. The body was found after neighbours reported that they had not seen the woman for over a week. Firefighters managed to enter the apartment through a window, discovering the body in a corridor.