The former governor of São Paulo, Luiz Antônio Fleury Filho, died this Tuesday (15), at the age of 73, in the capital of São Paulo. The cause of death has not yet been disclosed. The death was confirmed in a publication released by the MDB on a social network.
A prosecutor, Fleury was Secretary of Public Security for the state of São Paulo under Orestes Quércia and served two terms as a federal deputy for the PMDB.
One of the episodes that marked Fleury’s administration was the invasion of the São Paulo House of Detention, known as Carandiru, by the Military Police, during a rebellion on October 2, 1992. 111 prisoners died, and the episode became known as Carandiru massacre🇧🇷
In a message on Twitter, federal deputy Baleia Rossi (SP), national president of the MDB, mourned the death of Fleury, who was a member of the party’s State Executive, and sent condolences to relatives and friends of the former governor.
The acting governor, Carlão Pignatari, declared three days of official mourning in the state of São Paulo for Fleury’s death. In a note, he expressed regret and sent condolences to the family and friends of the former governor.
Fulfilling today’s agenda in New York, Governor Rodrigo Garcia also made a point of highlighting Fleury Filho’s trajectory. “My condolences to the family and friends of Governor Luiz Antônio Fleury Filho, a servant of São Paulo and the state of São Paulo in all stages of his professional and political life. His departure saddens those who lived with him with his generous smile and his frank and open manner.”
The body of the former governor of São Paulo Luiz Antônio Fleury Filho will be laid to rest at the Funeral Home, close to Avenida Paulista, from 1 pm to 5 pm this Tuesday. The wake will not be open to the public.
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