In Bacabal – a city 240 km from São Luís in Maranhão, Brazil, three boys aged 6, 8 and 11 died from electric shocks on the afternoon of Wednesday March 30, 2016.
According to information obtained by the Civil Police, the children were electrocuted by an electric barbwire fence a property owner put around his house. The boys were playing around and collecting birdseed to feed birds with. Two boys died on the spot, the third died en route to an emergency clinic.
The 6 year old, named Victor Tiago, was the son of a couple accused of drug trafficking in the area. The father, identified as “Deri”, is in prison in the village of Piratininga. The mother, Ildeane (Deane) Brito Sousa, got a pussy pass.
The other two boys were da Silvas: David José da Silva (8), and José Armando Pereira da Silva (11). By the night of the day the boys were electrocuted, the locals burned the house of the man who put energized fence around it down.