Rio ex-city councilor Girão arrested in São Paulo on suspicion of contract killing

According to police, Lessa would have been engaged by ex-city councilor Cristiano Girão to kill Zóio and his partner.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Cristiano Girão was located and arrested in the Pari neighborhood, near São Paulo's downtown, where he lived. The operation was conducted by a DHC team with the support of the São Paulo Civil Police in compliance with a preventive arrest warrant issued by a court.

DHC (Homicide Precinct) officers also served an arrest warrant against former Rio state police officer Ronnie Lessa, accused of the murder of . . .

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