Actor’s body found in chest, cannot be transported by plane

Jeff Machado. Fotos: instagram @jeffmachadocosta
Jeff Machado. Fotos: instagram @jeffmachadocosta

The body of actor Jeff Machado, found dead in a chest buried 2 meters deep after going missing for four months, will not be able to be transported by commercial flight to Santa Catarina in the south of Brazil.

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The autopsy report did not indicate the cause of death, for this reason, the body will be transported by car to the victim’s home state. The actor’s body was found in an advanced state of decay.

The transfer is expected to depart in the early hours of this Friday (26th) and arrive in Santa Catarina by nightfall. The funeral of the TV Record actor is scheduled to take place on Saturday morning (27th).

Jairo Magalhães, the lawyer for Jeff Machado’s family, stated that, although there is no identification of the cause of death, a murder charge is expected to be filed.

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