View of Vila Nova neighborhood, in Coronel Sapucaia, region where the body was found.  (Photo: Reproduction Facebook Coronel Sapucaia MS)

A 19-year-old girl was found dead in a vacant lot with knife punctures through her body

View of Vila Nova neighborhood, in Coronel Sapucaia, region where the body was found. (Photo: Reproduction Facebook Coronel Sapucaia MS)

The Civil Police have already started investigations into the murder of Vanessa Velazquez, 19, found on the night of this Wednesday (15) in a vacant lot, next to an abandoned hovel, on Amâncio José da Silva Street, in Vila Nova, in Coronel Sapucaia, a city 400 kilometers from Campo Grande.

Deputy Ulisses Nei de Brito Santos, head of the Coronel Sapucaia police station, revealed to the Campo Grande News that the girl was a drug user. “The crime may be related to the fact that she is a drug user, it is one of the lines of investigation, but we are still investigating better”, she pondered. For now, there are no suspect(s) identified.

Body located on ground – The case was discovered after the Civil Police Station of the municipality was called to verify a death around 9:30 pm yesterday, in a vacant lot, next to an abandoned hovel, on Amâncio José da Silva Street, in Vila Nova. The place is very close to Paraguay, on the international line.

Forensics found that the body had marks of two stab wounds to the back and several injuries to the skull. Searches carried out at the scene did not find the weapon used in the crime. The body was sent for necroscopic examination and the case was initially registered as a simple homicide.

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