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Tim Lopes
June 2, 2002

Case: Tim Lopes

Reporter and network producer for TV Globo, Rio de Janeiro.



Circumstances:   (+)

He was kidnapped, brutally beaten and tortured. His body was dismembered and burned in a Río de Janeiro shantytown where he had been investigating complaints of sexual exploitation and links between drug trafficking and youth dances.

Sentences:   (+)

2005:
On May 25, 2005 Elias Pereira da Silva (The Crazy Man) was sentenced to 28 years and 6 months in prison.

On June 16, 2005 Cláudio Orlando do Nascimento (Ratinho) was sentenced to 23 years and 6 months in prison.

On August 20, 2005 Reinaldo Amaral de Jesus, Fernando Sátyro da Silva and Elizeu Felício de Souza were sentenced to 23 years and 6 months in prison.

On October 1, 2005 Claudino dos Santos Coelho (Xuxa) was sentenced to 23 years and 6 months in prison.

On October 20, 2005 Ângelo Ferreira da Silva (Primo) was sentenced to 9 years and 4 months in prison.

Sentences reversed and acquittals:   (+)


Prisoners sentenced:   (+)

Elias Pereira da Silva, Cláudio Orlando do Nascimento, Reinaldo Amaral de Jesus, Fernando Sátyro da Silva, Claudino dos Santos Coelho and Ângelo Ferreira da Silva.

Released / Sentence commuted:   (+)

En diciembre de 2008, Claudino dos Santos Coelho, o Xuxa, e Cláudio Orlando do Nascimento, o Ratinho, obtuvieron beneficio de régimen semi-abierto.

Jailed awaiting trial:   (+)


Suspects not charged:   (+)


Fugitives:   (+)

Elizeu Felício de Souza absconded in July 2007.

Notes:   (+)



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