The murder of councilwoman Marielle Franco shocked many in Brazil and overseas. File photo: AP The murder of councilwoman Marielle Franco shocked many in Brazil and overseas. File photo: AP
The murder of councilwoman Marielle Franco shocked many in Brazil and overseas. File photo: AP
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Suspected hitman in Rio councilwoman Marielle Franco’s assassination dies after shoot-out with police

  • Suspect in 2018 murder Marielle Franco was former member Rio’s elite squad of officers
  • Franco was an outspoken critic of violent police forces and extrajudicial killings

Topic |   Americas
The murder of councilwoman Marielle Franco shocked many in Brazil and overseas. File photo: AP The murder of councilwoman Marielle Franco shocked many in Brazil and overseas. File photo: AP
The murder of councilwoman Marielle Franco shocked many in Brazil and overseas. File photo: AP
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