Man wanted for teen murder arrested in the Redemption

Walking on public streets he was recognized by the victim's relatives.
25/05/2015 17h59 - Updated 27/05/2015 13h25
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The Civil Police of Amazonas, through the holder delegate Specialized Police Homicide and Kidnapping (Dehs), Ivo Martins, He presented on the morning of Monday, 25, Leandro do Carmo da Silva, 28, Teen murder of the author Amanda Cristina Bezerra de Araujo, which had 17 years when the crime happened, no dia 11 April this year, in the south of Manaus.

According to the police, the boy was arrested on a public road on Saturday morning, 23, by military police company of the 17th Interactive Community (IDPF), when I am walking through the neighborhood Redemption, in the Central West area of ​​the capital, and was recognized by the victim's family, that triggered the garrison.

"Throughout the investigation we heard witnesses who said they saw Leandro at the scene. Because of this he became wanted by the authorship of the crime. After killing the victim disappeared Leandro city. After being arrested was taken to the 10th Police District Integrated (DIP) and later led to DEHS to provide information on the case ", He explained the delegate Ivo Martins.

The victim was found dead by family, naked and with their hands tied behind, in one of the rooms of the apartment where he lived, situated in the Adalberto Ferraz Street, in the neighborhood Colonia Oliveira Machado, Sul.

"Leandro would have stepped in by opening the air-conditioning. Faced with the teenager he tied, the asphyxiated and when he was dead the boy sexually abused her. After Leandro crime fled from Manaus, returning on Friday, 22. We represent a temporary arrest warrant that was issued a day after the crime ", said Martins.

in testimony, Leandro argued that had fled into the State and ran many municipalities, living as a beggar. He said sorry to be what he did and apologized to the victim's family. "I had used drugs all night, I was willing to stay with a woman and I remembered Amanda. I went to her apartment and killed her, but I'm sorry and I'll pay for it ", said Leandro.

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