Town in Brazilian Interior Records Six Murders in One Weekend

Posted on March 4, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, Crime

On March 4, 2013, NE10 reported that six murders occurred in the small Brazilian town of Caruaru, Pernambuco state. One murder happened this morning, two on Sunday, one on Saturday, and two on Friday. On Friday, two young men were killed in front of one of the victims’ houses when two men on a motorcycle shot both of them and drove off. Police are currently investigating the motives behind the murders, as well as control violence in general in the city, as 37 people have been killed already as of the beginning of the year.  Read Article

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