Case Against Marielle Franco’s Killers Moves Forward as Alleged Assassin Testifies

The case against Marielle Franco's alleged killers has moved a step closer to going to trial as one of the suspected gunmen gives testimony.

By C.H. Gardiner

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The alleged triggerman behind the death of Councilwoman Marielle Franco gave testimony in court Thursday afternoon concerning 117 disassembled rifles found by police in an apartment in Méier in March of this year. He is expected to testify regarding the Franco case Friday.

Retired Rio police sergeant Ronnie Lessa is facing two separate Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?