German leaves hospital

GERMAN RESIDENT Birgit Peinoff has been released from Barlavento hospital after having been attacked by her ex-husband, Peter Peinoff, who was found dead at her villa in Carvoeiro last month.

Birgit Peinoff, 46, suffered a pneumothorax after being stabbed in her left side several times at her villa on October 27 (see The Resident edition, October 30).

A spokesman from the German embassy told The Resident: “The embassy has been informed about the case and is in contact with the relevant authorities.” This case is being investigated by the Polícia Judiciária.