José Jéferson dos Santos, 16, died after falling from a building located in Rua da Saudade, in the center of Brejo da Madre de Deus. The tragedy shocked the brejense community on the afternoon of Wednesday the 30th.
According to information, the boy went to the house of a friend to do a school project, and fell from the balcony after trying to grab a plastic bag next to the power grid. This was the version passed on to the police, however, there is some controversial about what actually happened to the young man.
According to witnesses, the teenager hung on to the electrical low voltage cable for a while before falling and hitting his head on the pavement. There was a short circuit and power failure in much of the area after the accident. He died from his injuries.