Man’s body found floating in the River Tâmega in Amarante

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This Friday, the body of a man was found floating in the River Tâmega, in São Gonçalo, Amarante, by a local man. The body has already been removed from the water.

“We have already removed the body and are currently awaiting the arrival of the health inspector,” a source from the Amarante Fire Brigade told JN.

According to the same source, the body of the man, who was in his 70s, should then be taken to the Vale de Sousa Institute of Legal Medicine in Penafiel, where it will be autopsied.

“We have already removed the body and are currently awaiting the arrival of the health inspector,” a source from the Amarante Fire Brigade told JN.

According to the same source, the body of the man, who was in his 70s, should then be taken to the Vale de Sousa Institute of Legal Medicine in Penafiel, where it will be autopsied.

The cause of death is still unknown.

The GNR is also at the scene. The alarm was raised at around 8am.

Iris Lavan
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With a background as a consultant in the medical industry, Iris Lavan brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Portugal Pulse. Iris also runs a company in Tel Aviv offering marketing, business development, content creation and public relations services. She holds a degree in economics and management, giving her a solid grounding in business strategy and financial planning. Iris' commitment to Portugal Pulse is reflected not only in her consulting career, but also in her impact on the Portugale media landscape in Israel. She was an interviewer for Hadshot Portugal חדשות פורטוגל, a media outlet that broadcasts news about Portugal in Hebrew, where she provided valuable information on current affairs, healthcare and the economy. Since July 2023, Iris has also been part of the Portugal Pulse team.

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