US State Dept. Employee Slain in Brazil

A vacationing employee of the U.S. Department of State was found strangled in a Rio de Janeiro hotel, police said Thursday. Rivaldo Barbosa, head of the Rio police homicide division, identified the victim as 38-year-old Victoria Tcaciuc and said she was killed Feb. 20. A hotel employee found her body the same day. Police have arrested a suspect who is seen in security camera video entering the hotel in Rio's Copacabana neighborhood, Barbosa said. It is unclear when Tcaciuc...Full Story
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