The Military Police of the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais announced that they had saved a woman who had been buried alive in a cemetery. The victim was the victim of a drug-related crime.
The authorities saved “the life of a woman who was buried, still alive, in a vertical tomb, in the municipal cemetery in the city of Visconde do Rio Branco”, the Brazilian Military Police said in a statement on Tuesday.
According to the same note, upon hearing cries for “help”, the military broke the brick wall and removed the 36-year-old woman, who had head injuries and several cuts on her body.
“Gravediggers at the municipal cemetery called the Military Police after seeing a catacomb closed with bricks and fresh cement and with blood marks near the site”, explained the Police.
The victim would be at home with her husband, when the residence was invaded by two hooded individuals, who assaulted her. According to the woman’s report, the companion was assaulted but managed to escape. After that, she only remembers “waking up in the tomb”.
According to the authorities, the victim is involved in drug consumption and trafficking schemes, related to the crime. The suspects, two young people aged 20 and 22, years have been identified and have not yet been found.