Renato Seabra Held For Murdering Gay TV JournalistJanuary 9th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri
Manhattan, Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a sensational development, reputed television journalistof Portugal Carlos Castro has been killed by a male companion over some feud between the duo which is being investigated by the cops. The young man named Renato Seabra, who is a model by profession is now in police custody. The openly gay journalist who was 65-years-old was found brutally murdered in a hotel in New York. The InterContinental hotel workers found the mutilated body of the reputed journalist amidst blood. A friend of the slain journalist said that the exact cause of the death is yet to be revealed but apparently his late friend had a tiff with his young male companion.
Apart from his work in TV, Carlos Castro was also known for his volume of work in journalism. He was open about his orientation and drew admiration from many for that. The model who allegedly killed him, won a modeling contract the previous year after taking part a reality TV show in Portugal. Renato Seabra, who has been described by the friends of the slain journalist as his boyfriend, also had marks of injury on his body when the cops took him into custody. The scene of the murder was ghastly and the head of the journalist was bashed in, cops have revealed.
The medical examiners said that the journalist died from head injury as well as strangulation but later his body was also mutilated in a gruesome way. The model who was in a relation with him was staying with him for the last few days. A laptop computer with stains of blood was found at the spot. Possibly, it was used to kill the journalist.
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