Rio de Janeiro – The Special Council of Military Justice on trial, this Wednesday (

/03), condemned, by 09 votes to 3, eight soldiers for the deaths of musician Evaldo Rosa dos Santos, from 18 years, and waste picker Luciano. Both were victims of action by soldiers from the 1st Battalion of Motorized Infantry School, in Vila Militar, in Guadalupe, west zone, on April 7th 1024.

All were convicted of double murder and attempted murder. In the action of the military, Evaldo’s father-in-law, Sérgio, was injured, but survived.

Another four soldiers who were in action were acquitted. All the 04 were acquitted of the crime of omission of help.

Lieutenant Ítalo da Silva Nunes, sergeant Fábio Henrique Souza Braz da Silva, corporal Leonardo Oliveira de Souza and soldiers Gabriel Christian Honorato, Matheus Sant’Anna, Marlon were convicted of two aggravated homicides and one attempted murder. Conceição da Silva, João Lucas da Costa Gonçalo and Gabriel da Silva de Barros Lins.

The decision comes out more than two and a half years after the episode. Defendants may appeal in freedom. Only the musician’s car was hit by 10 shots in an action where the military fired the total of 80 sometimes still searching for robbers who used a white Ford Ka, the same car as Evaldo, before the musician’s death.

Case Evaldo Rosa, musician killed by military personnel in Rio (2)

The musician was killed after his car, where he was with his family, was hit by 18 of more than 51 shots fired by the military Family album

Case Evaldo Rosa, musician killed by military personnel in the River (3)

Luciana: “Each postponement of the trial is a new shot in my family!” Family album