Sao Paulo player Daniel Correa Freitas found dead in mysterious circumstances

first_imgSao Paulo midfielder Daniel Correa Freitas has died aged 24, the Brazilian club have confirmed.He is reported to have been found in a bush in Sao Jose dos Pinhais on Saturday, and was confirmed dead by the Instituto Medico Legal (IML) in Curitiba. Nota de Pesar: Botafogo lamenta falecimento de seu ex-atleta Daniel Corrêa Freitas e manifesta solidariedade a amigos e familiares. https://t.co/y4Ld7WxKud— Botafogo F.R. (@Botafogo) October 29, 2018 A Associação Atlética Ponte Preta lamenta profundamente a morte do meia Daniel Corrêa Freitas! Nossos sentimentos à família e amigos do atleta.— A. A. Ponte Preta (@aapp_oficial) October 29, 2018As reported by globoesporte, there has yet to be any news pertaining to the investigation into Daniel’s death. 1 O São Paulo Futebol Clube lamenta profundamente a morte do meio-campista Daniel Corrêa Freitas. O clube se solidariza e presta condolências à família do atleta.— São Paulo FC (@SaoPauloFC) October 29, 2018The cause of death has not been confirmed, though a report in Banda B states that Daniel was found with ‘two deep cuts on his neck, his head was nearly beheaded, and his genitals were severed’.Known as Daniel, the attacking midfielder started his career with Botafogo before moving to Sao Paulo in 2015. He had spent the last two years away from the club on loan, firstly with Coritiba, before moving to Ponte Preta then Sao Bento – the club he was playing for at the time of his death.Various Brazilian clubs offered their condolences to Daniel’s family once Sao Paulo confirmed the news, including Daniel’s first club Botafogo.center_img Sao Paulo released a statement reading: “The Sao Paulo Football Club deeply regrets the death of midfielder Daniel Correa Freitas. The club sympathises and pays condolences to the athlete’s family.” Daniel pictured during his time with Botafogo O Coritiba Foot Ball Club lamenta o falecimento de Daniel, atleta que jogou em 2017 com a nossa camisa. Nossos sentimentos para familiares e amigos.— #OCoritibaViveComVocê (@Coritiba) October 29, 2018last_img