Drug Dealer Who Dressed Up As Daughter To Avoid Prison Found Dead
The Brazilian drug lord that tried to evade prison by dressing up as his 19-year-old daughter has been found dead.
According to Rio Times, Clauvino da Silva, 42, hung himself on Tuesday at a Rio de Janeiro prison.
As we reported, Silva managed to get passed a few guards with his elaborate disguise until prison guards noticed the nervousness displayed on his face. Rio’s State Secretary of Prison Administration released photos showing Silva in a silicon girl’s mask and long dark-haired wig, tight jeans and a pink shirt.
A viral video was also released showing Silva as he removes a mask and some of the clothes, and revealing his full name. After the failed escape, he was transferred to a unit in a maximum-security prison.
Police are currently launching an investigation into Silva’s alleged suicide.
He was a part of a huge criminal organization in Brazil called the Red Command and was serving a 74-year sentence.
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HU Staff: Kecia Gayle @Kecia.Kae A Brazilian gang leader’s plan to escape out of jail went completely wrong. According to multiple reports, Clauvino da Silva, also known as “Shorty, recently tried to leave the detention facility in the western part of Rio de Janeiro by dressing up as his 19-year-old daughter. ___________________________________________________ While he managed to get pass a few guards, prison officials said the nervousness displayed on Silva as he tried to exit on Saturday gave him away. Rio’s State Secretary of Prison Administration released photos showing Silva in a silicon girl’s mask and long dark-haired wig, wearing tight jeans and a pink shirt with a donuts image. ___________________________________________________ They also released a video in which Silva can be seen removing the mask and some of the clothes, and revealing his full name. After the failed escape, da Silva was transferred to a unit of a maximum-security prison and will face disciplinary sanctions, according to officials. ___________________________________________________ Read more at thehollywoodunlocked.com, link ain bio! 📸: @abcnews