A FOOTBALLER was discovered lifeless in a bush ‘nearly beheaded and along with his genitals severed’, in keeping with stories.
Sao Paulo star Daniel Correa Freitas, 24, was found in Sao Jose dos Pinhais, a metropolis in Brazil’s southern state of Parana, on Saturday evening.
A tweet from his Serie A membership – the highest division in Brazil and equal of the Premier League – posted within the early hours of this morning confirmed the worst. It learn: “The Sao Paulo soccer membership deeply regrets the demise of midfielder Daniel Correa Freitas.
“The membership sympathises and pays condolences to the athlete’s household.”
The official reason behind demise has not been confirmed.
However an in depth report in native newspaper Band B claimed Freitas had been the sufferer of “torture”.
Quoting a municipal guard, the report acknowledged: “From the looks of the physique, it was a really violent state of affairs.
“The person had two deep cuts on his neck, his head was almost beheaded, and his genitals have been severed.”
It was claimed that folks strolling via the realm found the physique.
The report went on to assert: “This street [where the body was found] is a bit abandoned and already identified for the spawning of corpses.
“Every little thing signifies the person was executed right here on the road and dragged for about 30 metres.”
Often called Daniel, the attacking midfielder began his profession with Botafogo earlier than transferring to Sao Paulo in 2015.
He had spent the final two years away from the membership on mortgage, firstly with second-division aspect Coritiba, earlier than transferring to Ponte Preta after which fellow second-tier aspect Sao Bento – the membership he was taking part in for on the time of his demise.
Botafogo have been among the many golf equipment to supply their condolences.
A tweet learn: “Word of remorse: Botafogo regrets the demise of former participant Daniel Correa Freitas and expresses solidarity with family and friends.”