posted on Dec, 20 2007 @ 07:18 AM
i am late on this news
In Portuguese: g1.globo.com...
Ryan Gracie was found dead in his prison cell.
He was arrested yesterday for car theft. Today, around 7 o'clock, the police found him lying in his prison cell, dead. He was alone.
Ryan Gracie dies
Fighter was in jail in Sao Paulo
News to make the fighting world tremble. According to news carried by Globo TV, the black belt Ryan Gracie was found dead in the cell where he was
being held at a police station in Sao Paulo after having been accused of car theft yesterday in the city of Sao Paulo. According to the Sao Paulo
State Secretariat of Public Safety, Ryan was alone in the cell.
GRACIEMAG.com sympathizes with the Gracie family and should be back shortly with further information as to Ryan’s death.
According to the G1 news:
“Ryan was sent to the 91st DP, after having toxicology exams done at the central IML at around 2:30 am. He arrived at the police station in Vila
Leopoldina at 3 am. According to the officer on call of the 15th Police District police officer Daniella Ranna, where the athlete’s case was
registered for having tried to steal a motorcycle, he was sent to the 91st DP because it is a traffic station. From there, he would have been seen to
the “most recommendable” location.
According to the SSP, at around 7am, when policemen at the station were checking the cells with their detainees, they found the fighter fallen in a
corner. They entered and confirmed that he was dead. At around 10 am, coroners were already at the location to do the necessary exams and send the
body to the institute.
heavy stuff man....
ryan was a bit of a maniac.......