A view from the Serra de Grândola

German father and three year old son found dead in hills near Grândola

A German man and his son, aged three, were found dead today in the hills near Grândola.

Authorities believe the father killed his son and then committed suicide.

The child’s body was ‘carbonised’, explains Jornal de Notícias.

A police source has confirmed that the father had a “troubled relationship” with the child’s mother who is described as English and living in Lisbon.

The father had been spending some days with his son, and had agreed to deliver him back to the mother last week. This “never happened”.

As Jornal de Notícias has explained, the mother reported her son as kidnapped “several days ago”.

The bodies were discovered by hunters, says the paper.

PJ police are investing.

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