According to the Civil Police, the suspicion is that he was murdered and later buried on the spot.
Celso has been missing since August 3. On the day of the disappearance, he arrived to speak with an acquaintance around 18:00, but then he did not give further news.
The next day, the expert’s car was set on fire. and located on Xuri road, in Vila Velha, in Greater Vitória. One cell phone was inside the vehicle. A technical expertise was carried out, but the device was completely destroyed.
The criminal expert retired in March 2020, after working for more than 42 years in the Civil Police. Celso was president of the Espírito Santo Jockey Club and frequent visitor to the equestrian center located in Itaparica, in Vila Velha, a source told the website The Gazette.
Backhoe is used to try to find the body of a retired Civil Police expert who has disappeared since July 3rd. — Photo: Reproduction / TV Gazeta
Until 10:30 am, no bodies had been found at the Jockey Club. Vehicles from the Fire Department and the Civil Police head to the Xuri region, where the expert’s car was found.
Searches and seizures were also carried out in Barra do Jucu and Parque das Gaivotas. A car was seized during the operation.