29 September 2013, 03:48

Russian teenager shot in the head and killed in Brazil

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According to police officials and the Russian Consulate General in Rio-de-Janeiro, an under aged Russian tourist named Sergei Danshin was shot and killed in the municipality Marica, in the State of Rio-de-Janeiro, Brazil, on Saturday.

According to police sources the 17-year-old Russian was killed by a gunshot to the head under unclear circumstances during the night on Saturday.

The Brazilian law enforcement agencies have begun an investigation into the case which has been classified as murder.

The Russian Consulate General in Rio-de-Janeiro has confirmed the report about the murder of the Russian citizen and according to the embassy has: “... begun to fulfil all required consular actions jointly with the Brazilian law enforcement agencies.”

Voice of Russia, TASS

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