Another body found in Brazil near U.S. nun murder scene

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Wednesday, February 16, 2005

ANAPU, Pará, Brazil – According to the Brazilian newspaper O Estado de São Paulo the body of a prominent Brazilian agriculturalist was found on the morning of Tuesday, February 15, in Anapu, Pará, Brazil.

The man, identified as the agriculturist Cláudio Branco who was also known by the nickname Mato Grosso, had received several gun shots to his chest. He was found in Anapu at Gleba Manduacari, on government property controlled by the agency Incra. The area was to be used by slain sister Dorothy Stang in a new project.

Branco's body was moved to Altamira for an autopsy.

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