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Former Footballer Beheaded in Rio: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Former footballer João Rodrigo Silva Santos was kidnapped and murdered on Monday night in a crime that shocked the city. His wife had reported him missing at around 9PM in the evening, only to wake up the next morning and find his head in a rucksack on the doorstep of their home in the Realengo neighborhood in Zona Oeste (West Zone).

His eyes and tongue had been gouged out in what looked like a gang execution, according to reports in the Brazilian press. Witnesses claim they saw him being . . .

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