Trigger warning: murder, female violence
E-sports consultant: E-sports consultant Rod “Slasher” Breslau said that a mobile e-sports player named Ingrid “Sol” Oliveira Bueno da Silva was murdered by a male player named Guilherme Alves “Flashlight” Costa in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
As Breslau reported on Twitter, the two players met via the Internet. The investigation of the attack found that the murder was a contemplation “several weeks in advance”, and it is said that the flashlight would record it and share it with friends. According to EPSN, news from Flashlight indicated that he planned to carry out other attacks, but he has since been arrested and pleaded guilty.
A Brazilian professor said that the flashlight sent them an e-mail titled “Claimable Act.”
Sol is the victim of the murder of women. A 2018 report by the Guardian stated that four Brazilian women were killed every day in 2019. Women account for a little over half of the Brazilian population (50.85%). According to IPEA’s Violence Atlas 2020, about 4,519 women were killed in Brazil in 2018.
Sol is 19 years old and a member of the FBI eSports organization, which participated in the “Call of Duty: Mobile” competition. A spokesperson shared a statement about Sol as an individual with VPEsports.
“She is an extraordinary person. We will remember every day the sun rises, every day the sun touches our body, and every time we look at the sun, we will remember her.”