Human remains have been found bricked up in a wall in Brazil and the police are investigating whether they are connected to the notorious serial killer dubbed ‘The Monster of Alba’.
Sanitation workers found a jawbone and an unidentified fragment of bone concreted in a wall at a house in the district of Jabaquara in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo on 17th November.
The workers called the police and the Sao Paulo Department of Public Security confirmed that the mandible and bone fragment were found in the outside wall.
The authorities are currently investigating whether the human remains belong to a victim of painter and decorator Jorge Luiz Morais de Oliveira, a serial killer dubbed the ‘Monstro da Alba’ (‘The Monster of Alba’, after the favela of the same name in Jabaquara), who was jailed in 2015.
Oliveira confessed to killing six people in the same neighbourhood and he was investigated for over 30 disappearances in the area.
Despite confessing to the six murders, no remains of the victims were ever found, according to police spokesperson Glaucus Vinicius da Silva.
The local authorities are investigating the case as a suspicious death and are currently still trying to identify who the bones belonged to.
The investigation is ongoing.
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