Man kills 3 colleagues, self due to an obsession with co-worker

December 18, 1996São Paulo, BrazilMarcelo Kenji Yoshino (22) shoots several colleagues and himself Yoshino had been obsessed with his co-worker Valéria Lelli (26) for some time before the shootings. According to a fellow worker, Yoshino “kept sending letters, flowers and chocolates, but she didn’t care because she was engaged.” Additionally, Lelli’s fiancé told reporters, “Since…

Two men found dead wearing eye masks made of lead

August 17, 1966 Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Electrical technicians Miguel José Viana and Manoel Pereira da Cruz die under mysterious circumstances Viana and Cruz were last seen on August 17 by a bar waitress who later stated Viana appeared nervous and often glanced at his watch. Their bodies were found on August 20, dressed…

Kiss Nightclub fire

January 27, 2013 Rio Grande del Sul, Brazil A fire breaks out at the Kiss Nightclub in Santa Maria, killing 242 and injuring 630 or more A fire was started when an illegal firework, not intended for indoor pyrotechnics, was set off during a concert. The fireworks set fire to the acoustic foam in the…