Leamington businessman killed in Brazil

CTV News reports that a Leamington Mennonite was killed in an attempted car-jacking in Brazil

December 10, 2013 | Web First
CTV Windsor, with files from The Canadian Press

A Leamington man has been killed in an attempted car-jacking on a highway in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Brazilian media reports say Dean Tiessen was travelling with a friend, Paul Carver, when he was fatally shot on Saturday, but the circumstances around the incident remain unclear.

Globo media and other outlets say he had been in Brazil since November on a business trip for his company, New Energy Farms, and had reportedly been attending events surrounding agro-business.

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--Posted Dec 10, 2013

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