Police officer accused in shooting the loss of life of BJJ legend Leandro Lo turns himself in
Police officer Henrique Otávio Oliveira Velozo, accused of murdering eight-time jiu-jitsu global champion Leandro Lo all over a are living efficiency over the weekend in Sao Paulo, Brazil, has become himself.
MMA Fighting confirmed the inside track Monday following an initial file thru G1.
Velozo is accused of shooting Lo throughout the head over an issue a few bottle of alcohol at Clube Sirio. Witnesses discussed Lo pinned the police officer, who happens to be a crimson belt in jiu-jitsu, to keep an eye on the location after Velozo took the bottle from Lo’s table. They’ve been separated and Velozo was once as soon as allowed once more to his feet, on the other hand then walked a few steps once more and shot Lo throughout the forehead. Lo was once as soon as declared dead hours later.
UOL reported Monday that this wasn’t Velozo’s first run-in with the regulation. The policeman was once as soon as found out accountable of assaulting a fellow officer in a night club in 2017. He was once as soon as convicted, on the other hand won no jail time.
Unnecessary at 33, Lo captured a longer checklist of notable championships as a jiu-jitsu player, in conjunction with 8 gold medals throughout the IBJJF Worlds. He defeated the likes of Gordon Ryan, Andre Galvao, Gilbert Burns, Felipe Pena, and further.