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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The death of Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki on Thursday (January 19th) has left Brazilians wondering what will happen to the largest corruption scandal investigations ever undertaken by federal prosecutors.

Zavascki was killed when the small plane he was in crashed into the waters near Paraty, in the Southeastern coastline of Rio de Janeiro state.

Zavascki was overseeing much of the Lava Jato (Carwash) investigation, including the plea-bargaining processes of the 77 executives from the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?