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My son left Brazil for a ‘better life’ – now he’s dead after gangland gun battle while working for Deliveroo

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THE mum of the Deliveroo rider killed in a car chase said he came to the UK from Brazil for a “better life”.
Rosangela Messias da Silva said her son Guilherme, 21, left a year ago to follow his dreams but faced a life blighted by crime and money worries.
Guilherme Silva who was killed in Brixton on Sunday, came to the UK for a 'better life'4Guilherme Silva who was killed in Brixton on Sunday, came to the UK for a ‘better life’Forensic officers scoured the scene for clues on Sunday4Forensic officers scoured the scene for clues on SundayGuilherme lived in a grubby house share in London and was robbed twice — before his death on Sunday.
It was a far cry from the family horse farm where he was raised in Petrolina de Goias.
Mum Rosangela, 46, said she collapsed when she learned of her son’s death.
She said: “I went into despair. My heart is bleeding. Everything hurts.”
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The nursing technician said Guilherme had struggled in the UK, adding: “I know that he suffered a lot there and wasn’t living the dreams he had.”
His bicycle had been stolen from his home then robbers pushed him off the motorbike he bought to replace it and stole that, so he had to buy another.
Mum Rosangela (second left) and step-dad Cirilo Machado (first left) with Guilherme (far right)4Mum Rosangela (second left) and step-dad Cirilo Machado (first left) with Guilherme (far right)Guilherme had previously struggled in the UK, being robbed twice in recent times4Guilherme had previously struggled in the UK, being robbed twice in recent timesHe had been saving up to move back to Brazil in December.
But he was killed instantly when his motorbike was struck in a car chase in Brixton, South London.

Drill rapper Lamar Scott, 27 — known as Perm — ran from the car which crashed into Guilherme but was chased down and shot.
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Guilherme’s family is now planning to transport his body back to Brazil for a funeral.
Police have yet to make any arrests following the deaths.

Story Credit: thesun.co.uk

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