Brazilian football star Bruno Fernandes de Souza has admitted he knew of his ex-girlfriend's murder, who was cut up and fed to dogs, but denied having any involvement in the killing.
De Souza is on trial for allegedly ordering the gruesome murder of ex-girlfriend Eliza Samudio to avoid paying her child support, according to reports in the the New York Daily News. (Update: 22 years in prison for Bruno Fernandes de Souza)
Souza told jurors that he learned about Samudio's death from his cousin, who had witnessed the killing, the paper said. (Also see: Story in pics)