A MASSIVE manhunt for the alleged killer of Sydney businesswoman Cecilia Haddad is underway after a Brazilian court docket issued a warrant for his arrest.
Ms Haddad’s physique was discovered floating within the Lane Cove River in Sydney’s north in late April and her ex-lover Mario Santoro is the prime suspect in her homicide.
The 40-year-old engineer is believed to have fled Australia for Rio de Janeiro on the identical weekend that Ms Haddad, a former mining government, was discovered useless.
Mr Santoro is now thought-about a fugitive in each Australia and Brazil and could be arrested on the spot in both nation, in accordance with SBS Portuguese.
This morning the Brazilian Murder Division confirmed in a press release, translated from Portuguese to English, that police had spoken to Ms Haddad’s family and issued a warrant for Mr Santoro’s arrest.
“The Murder Division started the investigation by listening to family of the sufferer, Cecília Müller Haddad, in addition to offering skilled evaluation of some paperwork that the household of the sufferer Cecília Müller Haddad offered,” the assertion stated.
Authorities additionally revealed for the primary time Ms Haddad’s reason behind dying was strangulation.
“It’s potential to proof the dying of the sufferer by mechanical asphyxia by constriction of the neck,” Brazilian police stated within the assertion.
It’s believed Ms Haddad had ended her relationship with Mr Santoro within the weeks earlier than she was murdered.
The pair had been each romantically and professionally concerned for a decade earlier than Ms Haddad kicked him out of her Ryde house.
In June, Ms Haddad’s mom Milu Muller stated she had spoken to her over the telephone on April 28 and had heard what she believed to be Mr Santoro yelling within the background.
Ms Muller stated she and her 38-year-old daughter have been discussing tax returns when Mr Santoro appeared outdoors her daughter’s house, demanding to be let in.
“I heard Marcelo’s voice outdoors, saying he needed to return in,” Ms Muller advised The Each day Telegraph.
“Cecilia advised him to go away, however he carried on banging and shouting for her to let him in. So she advised him that if he didn’t go away she would name the police.”
The Brazilian arrest warrant comes per week after Australian police and Interpol issued warrants for Mr Santoro’s arrest.
Because the warrant was issued, police have scoured Mr Santoro’s house in Rio de Janeiro in addition to the house of his mother and father in Copacabana.
Native media are reporting that police suspect he could also be holed up in a home outdoors of Rio de Janeiro.
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