Ammunition Which Killed Marielle Franco in Rio Stolen from Police

The ammunition was stolen from a lot purchased by the Federal Police and was also responsible for a killing spree in São Paulo in 2015.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The ammunition used to kill Rio de Janeiro councilwoman, Marielle Franco and her driver on Wednesday night came from a lot sold to the Federal Police in 2006 and stolen from a post office storage facility in the state of Paraiba, confirmed Public Secretary Minister Raul Jungmann on Friday night.

"The Federal Police has already opened more than fifty inquiries due to this unaccounted ammunition. I believe that these shells found at the scene of the crime were effectively stolen,” said Jungmann.

The official also links this lot of ammunition . . .

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