Investigators also have urged anyone who was in Praia da Luz in May 2007 to come forward to tell police what they saw.
His domicile on the Praia Grande is one of Macao's proudest mansions.
Praia (often written Praya) has a fine harbour, a population of 21,000 and a considerable trade.
Some houses have come down, and trees on the Praia and other places have lost nearly all their branches.
The appearance of the Praia Grande after the typhoon was really astonishing.
The town of Praia, in the island of Terceira, completely destroyed by an earthquake.
The turtles lay their eggs by night, leaving the water in vast crowds, and crawling to the central and highest part of the Praia.
Some half-dozen full-grown ones were in attendance off the Praia, floating about on the lazily flowing, muddy water.