Brazil: Australian tourist arrested after parachuting off hotel roof at Copacabana Beach

Posted on May 30, 2012 • Filed under: Latin America, Tourist Arrested

An Australian man visiting Rio de Janiero has been placed under arrest after reportedly parachuting off a 39-story hotel roof and onto Copacabana beach. According to local police inspector Marcio Mendonca, the 41-year-old Aussie could face up to two years behind bars for charges of endangering the public and walking through the hotel by pretending to be a guest, The Sydney Morning Herald reported. Read article

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