According to the report, there were traces of soot on the tongue, and there is evidence that she was burned alive until she asphyxiated from the smoke. After that, her body was charred.
“The expert estimates that death occurred due to smoke poisoning concomitant with carbonization and asphyxiation due to biochemical and thermal action. The thermal event occurred with the victim alive”, says an excerpt from the report.
Arrested for death of ex-wife is transferred to prison
On the afternoon of this Wednesday (1), Vagner was transferred from the Homicide Police Station, in Barra da Tijuca, West Zone of the Capital, to the Rio prison system.
Family members said that student Raphaela was afraid of Vagner, with whom she had a relationship for 14 years and had two children. In a statement to the police, the victim’s daughter, cousin and current boyfriend confirmed that she She feared her ex-husband’s reactions because of jealousy.
According to Raphaela’s eldest daughter, if Vagner knew about his mother’s current relationship he might not have “control the indignation and do something very bad” with it.
The young woman said that her ex-stepfather believed in a return to marriage and could not accept the separation. Vagner had been separated from the victim for approximately three months.
Raphaela’s current boyfriend too confirmed to the police that the relationship was being kept hidden from her ex-husband.
This Sunday, housewife Maria da Conceição Salsa, Raphaela’s mother, used social media to say goodbye to her daughter. “You are gone and left empty. How it hurts, my love,” she wrote.
The message continued: “I love you forever, wait for me, I’m coming, eternal love of my life.”
Ex-husband is taken to police station, suspected of student’s death
Investigations indicate that Raphaela was taken, according to the police, by Vagner last Thursday (26), when she arrived home in Praça Seca. According to the family, the victim had just left a class in the Pechincha neighborhood and was going home in an app-based car.
According to investigations, Vagner bought the gasoline around 10 pm. He would have called the station before asking to reserve a gallon.
The woman’s body was found on BR-101, partially charred in the middle of the forest by a truck driver, who called the Federal Highway Police. The place where the body was found is more than 40 kilometers from her home.