Brazilian authorities launch manhunt of woman’s ex-boyfriend, 30, whose body was put in his own refrigerator with him a month after breaking up with him
- Elisângela Vespermann, 30, was found in a refrigerator in her Brazil apartment
- Her 43-year-old estranged husband made the discovery on Wednesday
- The police are looking for a 26-year-old man who dated Vaspermann for four months
- She filed a report after her ex-boyfriend threatened her in June
Police in southeastern Brazil are looking for the boyfriend of a woman whose body was found in her apartment’s refrigerator.
The horrifying discovery of Elisângela Vespermann, 30, was made on Wednesday by her 43-year-old estranged husband, who visited her hometown in Belo Horizonte.
Authorities did not release the name of Vespermann’s 26-year-old ex-boyfriend, but did say that he lived in the nearby town of Sete Lagoas.
According to Brazilian newspaper Estado de Minas, military police said the 30-year-old woman was wearing a dress without underwear and that her body was showing signs of strangulation and bruising on her face and arms.
Vespermann was last seen on Friday in a cafe where she worked in the Belo Horizonte neighborhood of Gurani. The same day, the suspect visited the store looking for her.
Authorities in Belo Horizonte, Brazil are looking for a 26-year-old man associated with the murder of Elisângela Vespermann (photo) whose body was found in her refrigerator on Wednesday in her refrigerator
Investigators said Vespermann filed a police report in June following a domestic violence incident in which her ex-boyfriend threatened her after she ended their four-month-old relationship. The man has also reportedly made violent threats against Vaspermann’s relatives.
Her husband, who she had been married to for 12 years, said that he last saw her on June 15 and had not spoken to her since last week.
He was accompanied by his brother and sister-in-law and went to Vaspermann’s apartment to pick up some documents she was holding for him and needed the help of a locksmith because he didn’t have the keys.
Vespermann’s husband was looking for the documents when he saw that the refrigerator was taped and the door was facing the kitchen wall. He pried the door open and found his wife.
Neighbors did not report any noises or odors from Vespermann’s apartment to the building management or the authorities.
“She was a very beautiful girl. She was well cared for, but never spoke to anyone, “said a tenant who wanted to remain anonymous. “I’m upset about her death.”