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(Updated) Brazilian Soccer Ref Beheaded by Fans After Fatally Stabbing Player

Video of aftermath:
http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=ab6_1372968263 by IMAGINA NA COPA
Soccer fanaticism in Brazil reached dangerously high levels when a mob attacked and murdered a referee following a dispute with a player.

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Referee Otavio Jordao da Silva, 20, entered into a physical argument with footballer Josenir dos Santos Abreu during a game and fatally stabbed the player with a knife he had been carrying throughout the match. Spectators descended upon Jordao da Silva and proceeded to tie up, beat, stone and quarter the referee, ultimately putting his head on a stake and placing it in the middle of the soccer field. One suspect has been arrested in connection with the slaying, but a search continues for additional suspects.

Shocked spectators at an amateur football match in Brazil witnessed a
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Added: Jul-6-2013 
By: euronymus
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Tags: Brazil, soccer, ref, behead
Location: Maranhao, Brazil (load item map)
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