Brazil Gang-Rape Victim Is US Student
3 men arrested in attack
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 2, 2013 6:57 AM CDT
A Rio de Janeiro beach.   (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

(Newser) – The woman who was raped on a Rio de Janeiro minibus is an American student who was studying in Rio, a French consular source tells AFP. The US Embassy and State Department have also confirmed the female victim is a US citizen, reports CNN. More details are emerging: The 21-year-old woman and her 23-year-old male companion, a French student, got on the minibus in the Copacabana beach district around midnight on Saturday. Police say three men boarded later, made the other passengers get off, then raped the woman and beat the man during the six-hour ordeal.

They were eventually discarded in a city more than 30 miles away, the woman with a broken nose and the man with a fractured face and eye hemorrhage. Two men, Jonathan Foudakis de Souza, 20, and Wallace Aparecido Souza Silva, 22, were arrested right away; a third suspect was detained last night. A Brazilian woman who was also raped on a minibus a week prior to this attack saw the photos of the first two men detained and identified them as the men who raped her.

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Steve4freedom
Apr 3, 2013 12:35 AM CDT
Why they are roaming around in a mud-filled 3rld world piece of shit country? Now multi-kultism paid the price.
Steve4freedom
Apr 3, 2013 12:33 AM CDT
This happens too often! Men are responsible for such terrible sufferings to women now for many thousands of years. Men killing girls, women on the daily basis, as we speak. Wars, famines, beatings, killings - I came to the conclusion that men are NOT capable the handle civilization, therefore I support the idea of that men should be exterminated from the surface of Earth. 90% of the world male population has to be exterminated for a better future and earthly life!
ironracer
Apr 2, 2013 11:24 PM CDT
I'm not sure if it's legal to post what I think needs to be done to these Filth......