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One Arrested in Referee Beheading: Daily

By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – One man has been arrested and two additional suspects remain at large following the dismemberment of a referee in an amateur football (soccer) match-turned deadly in the northern Brazilian state of Maranhão on June 30th. Spectators beat and beheaded the game's referee after he stabbed a player.

Twenty-year-old Otávio Jordão da Silva had been refereeing the amateur Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?

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