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First name:  Walgney Assis

Last name:  Carvalho

  • Gender:  Male
  • Job:  Journaliste
  • Media outlet:  Vale do Aço
  • Type of media:  print media
  • Born:  Brazil

  • Died:  14 April 2013 Brazil
  • War zone:  no

The photographer was gunned down, in the municipality of Coronel Fabriciano, Vale do Aço (Minas Gerais). He was in fish restaurant, when an unidentified individual approached him, shot him in the back and then left on a motorcycle. He died on the spot.

  • Aged 43, he was working for a newspaper called Vale do Aço, like Rodrigo Neto de Feria, murdered one month before. They sometimes worked together. According to some sources, Carvalho had information about his colleague’s murder. The civilian police sometimes also used Carvalho’s services as a photographer.

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