South American Soap Star Jefferson Machado Reported Missing in 2023
Popular South American soap star Jefferson Machado was reported missing in January 2023. Machado was known for his role in the soap opera series Reis. His disappearance made headlines and left fans of the show shocked and concerned.
Discovery of Machado’s Body in May 2023
It was not until May 2023 that Machado’s family received answers about his disappearance. Brazilian authorities discovered Machado’s body stuffed in a trunk that was encased in cement, according to local media outlet R7. His arms were tied behind his head, and the trunk was buried six feet in the ground in the backyard of a house in the Campo Grande neighborhood.
Cause of Death
After Machado’s body was discovered, his family’s lawyer confirmed the star’s death in a Facebook statement. The statement revealed that Machado’s body had strangulation marks, but a cause of death was not provided.
Investigation into Machado’s Death
Machado’s death is still being investigated, and no suspects have been named yet. However, authorities are looking into the actor’s friend, who rented the house where Machado’s body was discovered, according to PEOPLE.
Seeking Justice for Jefferson Machado
Machado’s family and lawyer are determined to seek justice for his death and hold those involved accountable. The lawyer stated in a Facebook statement that their commitment is to “seek tirelessly for truth and justice” and ensure that Machado’s family receives the support they need during this difficult time. The cruel and tragic circumstances of Machado’s death have deeply saddened and shocked many, including his fans and loved ones.