29-yr-old married woman shot 21-yr-old foster son dead after he wanted to end their affair

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Wednesday, 22 May 2024 (16:37 IST)
A married Brazilian woman is accused of shooting her foster son dead after he decided to end their romantic relationship.

As per The Mirror report, Jessyka Barbosa Sampaio, 29, was arrested on suspicion of murdering 21-year-old Samuel Alves dos Reis Cavalcant.

Samuel had left his parents' home in Pacaj and moved to Marab in search of a better life when he was 14. Jessyka's husband took him in and found him work at a local pottery shop. He had been living with Jessyka, and her husband since then.
Initially Jessyka told police his death was an accident and the shotgun had gone off while he was handling it. However, he had a gunshot wound to the back of the head.

During the investigation, police discovered that Samuel and Jessyka had been having an affair. They believe she became angry after Samuel decided to end the relationship and move out. On the day he was due to leave, she allegedly shot him in the back of the head in an act of revenge.

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