Body discovered in burnt-out car near riding centre in Mondego

The carbonised body of a man in his 50s has been discovered in a burnt-out car near a riding centre in Taveiro (Mondego). According to reports, emergency number 112 received an alert ‘about a suicide attempt’ at the spot. By the time authorities arrived, the car and its occupant had been burnt. PJ police are now investigating to determine whether indeed this was a suicide, or whether it was something more sinister.