Brazilian Police Kill Hitman Suspected of Involvement in Marielle Franco’s Assassination

Marielle Franco was a significant force in feminist and human rights politics in Brasil until she was gunned down by a heretofore unknown Assasin – but now we learn more. Here is a link to Marielle’s Wikipedia page as I did not know her or much about her but I know some of YOU DO.

FEB 10, 2020

H7 brazil police kill adriano da nobrega suspect involved marielle franco death

In Brazil, the hitman suspected of being involved in the assassination of Rio de Janeiro councilmember and activist Marielle Franco has been killed by police. Adriano da Nóbrega was an ex-special forces police captain and had close ties to the family of Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro. It was believed Nóbrega held key information about Franco’s murder. Marielle Franco was a vocal black LGBTQ rights activist and a longtime critic of police brutality.

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