The young Lucas Speck, 23, died on Sunday night, 4, with a shot to the head while supposedly playing “Russian roulette” in a place with friends. The case took place in Pedras Grandes, in the southern region of Santa Catarina. After the shooting, two friends who were with the victim took the young man to the São José Hospital, but Lucas arrived at the unit lifeless. His body was buried on Monday, 5, at the Morro da Fumaça Cemetery.
According to the investigation initiated by the Civil police, the evidence indicates that the gun was fired by Lucas, but the hypothesis that someone else fired it remains to be investigated. The authorities did not disclose the information of who belongs to weapon involved in the death, which was still seized with ammunition. Witnesses who will help clarify the case will be heard later this week. In the last week, Lucas Speck’s life was not the only one that ended prematurely due to “Russian roulette”, which consists of loading the barrel of a revolver with a bullet, turning it, aiming the barrel of the gun at you and count on luck to pull the trigger blindly.
Last Thursday, 1st, law student Cades Emanuel died at the age of 20 with a shot to the head during a game of “Russian roulette” in Janaúba, in the northern region of Minas Gerais. A witness of the case, a friend of the victim reported that, around 9:30 pm on the night of the incident, he accepted an invitation made by Cades Emanuel to listen to music and drink alcohol at the victim’s home. According to João Pedro Queiroz, at a given moment in the fraternization, the law student drew a firearm and proposed the game – carrying it with a bullet. Until he fired the bullet at his head, Cades passed the revolver to the witness twice, who was lucky to shoot. João also confessed that he and the victim had already practiced “Russian roulette” at least four times in their six years of friendship. Through the Minas Gerais Military Police, the Young pan had access to case information.
“During the dawn of the 1st, at 12:55 am, we were called on to attend to an occurrence of self-extermination in the center of Janaúba. Upon arriving at the site, we entered through the gate of the residence, which was semi-open and moved to the back area. There we came across the victim Cades Emanuel Pimenta sitting in a chair, leaning over his face on the table, with a lot of blood, and without vital signs. Produced by a firearm, an entrance orifice in its right temporal region and exposure of brain mass was detected. The weapon used, a 38 caliber revolver, was lying near his feet. In addition to the triggered cartridge, the expert also collected five other intact and two cell phones, ”said PF. The authorities are still waiting for the conclusions of the investigation carried out by the Civil Police.