August 16, 2001
Case: Mário Coelho de Almeida, hijo
General manager, reporter and photographer of A Verdade, Magé, Rio de Janeiro.
He was shot five times as he was arriving at his home, which was also the premises of the newspaper A Verdade.
On May 30, 2007 Reynaldo Polari Stumpf was sentenced to 18 years in prison.
Sentences reversed and acquittals: (+)
On June 30, 2005 Genivaldo Ferreira Nogueira (Batata), former city councilman accused of being the mastermind of the murder, was acquitted by the Rio de Janeiro Court of Justice “for lack of evidence.”
Reynaldo Polari Stumpf
Released / Sentence commuted: (+)
Jailed awaiting trial: (+)
Suspects not charged: (+)
On October 19, 2005 the case was submitted by the IAPA to the IACHR. Case No. P-1294-05.
On August 5, 2005, following the end of the trial in which Genivaldo Ferreira Nogueira was acquitted, the IAPA, through its Rapid Response Unit (RRU), found that Reynaldo Polari Stumpf had been in jail since December 2, 2004. The district attorney handling the case had been unaware of this.