Mira river
A view of the Mira river which is one of the few in Portugal that flows northwards

Body of young man discovered in Odemira river

Police are investigating the discovery of the body of a young Portuguese man, aged 20, in the Mira river, within the borough of Odemira. According to reports, the body was found, badly decomposed, on Tuesday afternoon “in an area of difficult access” along the river. “The body had been in the water for a long time”, writes Correio da Manhã. The man’s identity has been ascertained from documents found within his clothing.