Rio de Janeiro Brazil: Tourist murdered after following GPS system into favela

Posted on October 16, 2016 • Filed under: Brazil, Crime

10/12/16 reported an Italian tourist has been shot dead after mistakenly entering a hillside favela in Rio de Janeiro.

euronews.com52 year old Roberto Bardella was sightseeing with a companion – both of them on motorcycles – when their GPS navigation system led them into the poor neighbourhood. Armed bandits opened fire on them, according to police. Bardella died and his friend was released.Read Article

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