Police Locate Death Threat Suspect of First Black Councilor in Santa Catarina State Largest City

According to the delegate, the suspect has a history of violence and spends much of his time in this virtual environment, between online games and social media interactions. The police found the young man after filtering profiles that post racist and neo-Nazi content.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Civil Police identified a man suspected of having last week threatened to kill the elected city councilor of Joinville, in northern Santa Catarina, Ana Lúcia Martins. On Sunday morning, November 22nd, officers served a search and seizure warrant at the suspect's residence. He was interrogated and is still free.

According to Cláudia Gonçalves, head of the Police Station for the Protection of Children, Adolescents, Women and the Elderly (DPCAMI), the suspect suffers from schizophrenia, lives with his mother and may have been incited to make the comments. The police are investigating . . .

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