A 39 year old woman confessed to the Civil Police to having killed a man in Igrejinha, in the Metropolitan Region of Porto Alegre, on Tuesday (30). In testimony, she claimed to have been sexually assaulted by the man and said she acted in self-defense. She was released after interrogation. The police investigate the case.
According to regional delegate Gustavo Barcellos, the police are awaiting the results of the examination carried out on the man’s body, the tests carried out on the woman’s body and at the scene.
At the time of the testimony, the woman had injuries consistent with the versionas bleeding in the genital region and scratches on the arms, according to the Civil Police. The names of the people involved were not released by authorities.
“The investigation now intends to delve into all the nuances to verify whether her version actually matches what happened”, says the delegate.
The incident was attended to by the Military Brigade (BM) following an anonymous tip on Tuesday night. According to the report to BM, the woman was seen placing a plastic bag over the man’s head to asphyxiate him, a fact that she would have confessed in the statement. The woman also claimed to have attacked the man with a stick.
His body was found on a bed. The woman claims that they were friends, but were not romantically involved.