RIBEIRÃO DAS NEVES, Brazil (BNc) — The 20-year-old son of a Brazilian Christian couple was allegedly murdered Sunday night, Nov. 30. Luiz Otavio was the son of José Luiz and Bete, long-time Christians, of the Neves congregation.

His funeral was slated for Tuesday morning.

Friends of the family have asked for prayers on their behalf.

Ribeirão das Neves is in the greater metropolitan area of Belo Horizonte, capital of the state of Minas Gerais.