Third Suspect Arrested in School Massacre in Brazil

Police say that they discovered that one of the eleven cellphones seized at the school with the killers belongs to the third suspect.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Police in Suzano, São Paulo arrested a third student on Tuesday, suspected of taking part in the attack last week that left five students, a businessman and two school employees dead, said police. The student, a minor, is said to have planned the attack with the two other former students who later committed suicide.

According to police the 17-year-old in custody helped Guilherme Taucci Monteiro, 17, and Luiz Henrique de Castro, 25, in the weeks before the attack.

The teenager was Monteiro’s classmate last year, before . . .

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