The video made by the civil police shows 9-year-old girl Raíssa Eloá Caparelli Dadona, walking with a 12-year-old teenager just before finding her dead in Anhanguera Park in the northern zone. Sao Paulo, on Sunday afternoon (29). The police consider the boy suspected of committing a crime and will apply for his arrest to court.
The boy testified at the 5th police station about crimes against children and young people from the Department of Homicide and Protection of Persons (DHPP), in the company of his parents.
The picture shows a boy walking side by side with a victim who was wearing a pink dress. He carries a pink backpack that seems to be a victim. They walked quietly around 12:30 on the road leading to the district.
In his statement to the police, the boy presented two versions. He was at the police station three times since Sunday afternoon. In one statement, the boy said that he was forced by a cyclist who threatened him with a knife and forced him to help kill Raíssa.
The teenager was the one who turned to the park administration with information about the location of the body on Sunday.
The girl is found dead in Anhanguera Park
Experts were in the park and found traces of blood and evidence that the victim was killed and transported to the place where the body was found.
The victim's body had men's socks tied to his left arm, as well as a hair band according to police investigation.
The event report reveals other details about finding the body. "He was tied with a rope to a tree trunk and stood (not hung), i.e. his feet touched the ground. She was wearing a pink pink suit and was barefoot. "
Still, according to police data, "he had several injuries in the face area, which even makes identification difficult by photographic recognition. Some injuries in the right shoulder and various abrasions on the arms and legs, as well as a visible groove on the neck caused by a tied string. "
In the afternoon on Monday (30), Raíssa's body was buried at the city cemetery in Perus. She was found dead on Sunday afternoon in the same region after disappearing from an event at the city's Unified Educational Center (CEU).
About 50 people, including friends and family, attended the girl's funeral. There is no report containing information about the causes of death. According to police, the girl was treated with autism a year ago.
According to the Secretariat for Public Security, funeral procedures are conducted in search of witnesses and photos that can help identify and arrest the perpetrator.
A nine-year-old girl is found dead in Anhanguera Park
In a statement to the police, Raíssa's mother, Vânia, said she took the girl and her younger brother to a party at CEU Anhanguer around noon Sunday. This place was full of children.
At one point, the mother left her daughter on a pogo stick and went to get popcorn for her second son. When he returned, he did not find her. The CEU manager was looking for a child and asked for guest support.
According to the report at 14:00 A 12-year-old found Raísa hanging from a tree inside the area reserved for park officials 2 km from the CEU.
The girl lived in the Morro Doce district, next to CEU, from 2017.
Raíssa was 9 years old and was undergoing autism treatment – photo: Personal Archive
Joice de Souza, a social worker who attended Raíssa at the Center for the Support of the Social Integration of People with Disabilities, said that the girl is shy, but thanks to treatment she improved her behavior, she became more emotional and talkative.
The family claims that the girl did not trust adults she did not know. "She was an introvert, she couldn't communicate, but when she felt good, she spoke," says Raíssa's cousin, Alessandra Correa da Silva.
The São Paulo City Hall, which is responsible for both CEU and Anhanguera Park, said that it had taken all necessary steps and that the park guards had kept the place and launched the Metropolitan Civil Guard, which registered the incident at the police station.
Anhanguera Park remains open.