Brazil court convicts 3 for rape of American

Associated Press
Brazil court convicts 3 for rape of American

FILE - In this April 2, 2013 file photo, suspects Wallace Aparecido Souza Silva, left, Carlos Armando Costa dos Santos, center, and Jonathan Foudakis de Souza are presented to the press at the Special Police Unit for Tourism Support (DEAT) after their arrest in connection with an attack on tourists in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A court has convicted the three men in the gang rape of an American woman aboard a Rio de Janeiro public transit van. The court on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2013 sentenced Jonathan Froudakis de Souza, 20, and Walace Aparecido de Souza Silva, 21, each to 49 years and three months in prison on rape, robbery and extortion charges. Carlos Armando Costa dos Santos was sentenced to 21 years and a minor has yet to be tried. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)

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