Militia Leader Killed During Dental Appointment in Rio

Alexsander da Silva Monteiro, aka Popeye, was executed with at least 20 shots.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The leader of a militia operating in the region of Campo Grande, in Rio de Janeiro, was killed during a dental appointment.

According to the Civil Police, armed men stormed into the clinic and executed 41-year-old Alexsander da Silva Monteiro, aka Popeye.

According to the newspaper 'Extra', the men fired at least 20 rounds at Alexsander and his body was left on top of the chair where he was being attended. The dentist and one other person were injured.

State police officers from the 31st State Police Batallion in Recreio dos Bandeirantes rushed to . . .

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