Brazilian soccer player Daniel Correa Freitas found dead in southern Brazil
October 30 at 11:38 AM
Daniel CorrÃªa Freitas, a 24-year-old soccer player for Brazilâs Sao Paulo club, was found dead, his body riddled with knife wounds, on Saturday in a rural area of southern Brazil.
Freitasâs body, according to reports, was nearly decapitated, and police are investigating the circumstances of his death. His body was found near Curitiba, a city about 200 miles southwest of Sao Paulo.
Freitas, who was on loan with second-division Sao Bento, started his senior career with Botafogo before signing a contract with Sao Paulo. He also played for Ponte Prita.
âIt is with deep regret that the SÃ£o Paulo Football Club laments the death of Daniel and is in solidarity with friends and family in this moment of pain,â Sao Paulo said in a news release. âThe clubâs board regrets the fact and sympathizes with the playerâs family and fri ends at this time of deep sadness,â added Sao Bento.Source: Google News South Brazil | Netizen 24 Brazil