Player found dead with genitals cut off

Daniel Correa, aged 24, was found dead after he was decapitated, with his genitals cut off and thrown into a bush.


The player was on loan from  Sao Paulo  at Brazil’s second division team  Sao Bento  and  was discovered in Sao Jose dos Pinhais, in the south of the country, by people who were walking around the area.

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While the real cause of his death hasn’t been revealed yet, some local media have indicated that he was tortured.

“Since the appearance of the body, it was a very violent situation,” said a police officer.

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“The man had two deep cuts in the neck, his head was almost decapitated and his genitals were cut.”

His team released a statement through social networks to mourn the loss of  Correa, who had also played for  Cruzeiro, Botafogo, Ponte Preta and Coritiba