Geisa Silva is the wife now widow of the 35-year-old Brazilian soccer player Joao Rodrigo Silva Santos who went missing on Monday night after Geisa reported him missing, she stood up all night waiting for him, she never expected to find the gruesome discovery at her doorstep.
Witnesses said Geisa Silva the wife of Joao Rodrigo Silva Santos didn’t sleep at all the night her husband went missing, she went to see if it was him at the door with the sound of every car passing by, around 5:30 she got ready to go to her job when she heard a noise.
‘Every time a car passed by she would go to see.
‘She was getting ready to go to work at around 5.30am when she heard a noise, opened the front door and saw his rucksack.
‘When she opened it she discovered it contained his head. I did not want to look but the people who saw it said they had gouged out his eyes and cut off his tongue,’ said the horrified relative.
Geisa opened the door she found a backpack, when she opened it she found her husband severed head, his eyes and tongue had been gouged out.
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A torso was found in a river inside the city, Geisa’s brother said they knew it was Joao because of a birth mark he had on his stomach, Investigators said they found other body parts but they have to wait for DNA test results to confirm whether or not they are those of Joao Silva.
Geisa and Joao didn’t have any enemies, nor were they subjects to death threats, however Geisa works as a social worker with military police battling violent gangs in Rio they might have been the target of notorious drug traffickers.
31-year-old Geisa Silva works at the Unidade de Polícia Pacificadora (UPP)of Morro de São Carlos in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Geisa and Joao had been married for 11 years.