TDoR 2023 / 2023 / July / 16 / Lucas Peres

Lucas Peres

Age 19

16 Jul 2023
Teresópolis, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Not reported

TDoR list ref: tgeu/tdor2023/16-Jul-2023/Lucas Peres

Lucas Peres
Lucas Peres [photo:]

Lucas's body was found in woodland. He had a head injury, and his death is being investigated as homicide.

The body of a young man was found in a wooded area in the Ermitage neighborhood, in Teresópolis, in the Serrana region of Rio, on the afternoon of last Sunday (16). The victim was identified as 19-year-old Lucas Peres and had a head injury. Teams from the 30th BPM (Teresópolis) were called and found him dead at the scene.

According to the teams, the body was in an area close to the Fazenda Ermitage condominium. The site was isolated and examined, and a case registered at the 110th DP (Teresópolis). Police are trying to identify the perpetrator and clarify the motivation for the crime, investigated so far as a homicide.

In a profile created about 2 years ago on a social network, the only content published by Lucas are short videos in which he appears dancing, mainly to the sound of funk music. The posts have hundreds of views, one of which, to the tune of "Blood sweat & tears" by Korean K-pop group BTS, has been viewed nearly 5,000 times.

Report added: 30 Jul 2023. Last updated: 9 Nov 2023

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