Former police officers to face trial in murder of Rio councilwoman

A woman attends a mass marking the first anniversary of activist and councilwoman Marielle Franco's murder, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil March 14, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Two former police officers were indicted on Friday on charges of killing Rio de Janeiro councilwoman Marielle Franco and her driver, and will face trial in a crime that shocked Brazilians and human rights activists around the world. Ronnie Lessa and Elcio de Queiroz were arrested on Tuesday, a few […]

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