30 October 2012

Mário Coelho de Almeida, hijo

Date of murder: August 16, 2001 Place and circumstances of murder: He was shot five times as he arrived at his home, also the location of the newspaper A Verdade. He had parked his car in the garage of No. 5 Eduardo Portela Street in the Magé-Mirim neighborhood in Magé, in the Baixada Fluminense region of Rio de Janeiro state. He had already opened the garage door and was going in to park the car when he was approached by the killer, who fired a first shot that hit the car's window. Coelho escaped through the passenger door and ran in the direction of a vacant lot on the same street. There he was shot five times and died. Police investigations indicate that the murderer had been watching Coelho for at least four days. Moments before the murder, he had visited the Raio do Sol Bakery and Bowling Alley located on the corner of the street where he lived and from where his house could be seen. Probable motive: Allegations published in A Verdade concerning mishandling of public funds by politicians in the Baixada Fluminense region.
Place of birth: João Pessoa, Paraía state Age at death: 42 Marital status: Single Children: One 5-year-old son Education: High school Profession/Title: General manager, reporter and photographer of A Verdade, newspaper published in Magé, Rio de Janeiro state, three times a month with a circulation of 5,000. He was also responsible for advertising in the newspaper. Journalistic background: He worked since his youth at the newspaper, owned by his father, Mário Coelho de Almeida Hobbies/leisure activities: He liked dogs, going to the beach and traveling