A 30-year-old man was stabbed and died after being transferred to a polyclinic in the Punta de Rieles neighborhood.
As published by Montevideo Portal and confirmed The Observer with sources from the Ministry of the Interior, around 11:30 p.m. on Friday A call to 911 reported that there was an injured man in a house located on Teniente Galeano and Ovidio Fernández streets.
“Once at the scene, police officers confirm what was narrated, transferring a 30-year-old man to the Mechelen Polyclinic,” says the police report. The man died shortly after entering the health center, at dawn on Saturday, as a result of a stab in his left side, at the height of the thorax.
Police detained the murder suspect at the scene, a 26-year-old man who is at the disposal of the Justice and who, according to sources from the Ministry of the Interior to The Observer, This is the nephew of the victim.
“According to witnesses, the incident was caused by neighborhood problems,” they said. Scientific Police and personnel from the Zone III Investigations area worked at the site.