Immigrant “beats girlfriend to death in Lisbon hostel”

A 21-year-old immigrant (nationality unexplained) has been arrested on suspicion of having killed his girlfriend in an incident of domestic violence in a hostel in Arroios, Lisbon on Saturday afternoon. The 20-year-old victim suffered various injuries to her head and chest, reports Jornal de Notícias. She was assisted by firefighters, resuscitated and transported to hospital but died the following day. The couple had been living in Portugal for the last year, says the paper. There appears to have been a previous report of domestic violence. PJ police are investigating.