On the evening of Thursday January 24, 2013 a man identified only as “Carioca” was assassinated in the Nova República community, Ernesto Geisel suburb in João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil. Carioca had his head beaten to a pulp with stones and a pressure cooker.
According to locals, the victim only moved to the neighborhood a week ago and each time he was seen, he was drunk. On the day of his murder there was a commotion in his house followed by ghastly screams. The residents alarmed the police but by the time they got to the scene, Carioca was already dead. The perpetrator has not been identified yet.