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France: Mural tribute to Steve Maia Canico vandalised again *PARTNER CONTENT*01:22

France: Mural tribute to Steve Maia Canico vandalised again *PARTNER CONTENT*

France, Nantes
July 21, 2020 at 03:25 GMT -00:00 · Published

The mural made in tribute to Steve Maia Canico, the young man who drowned in 2019 in Nantes following a police raid, has been vandalised again, as seen in footage from Monday.

Steve Canico disappeared into the river during the Fete de la Musique, along with 14 other attendees on June 21, 2019, as police raided the festival. His body was recovered 38 days later in the Loire.

Riots erupted after an enquiry found no link between the raid and Canico's death.

The mural in Nantes has been vandalised several times and had been completely restored last May, just before the anniversary of Canico’s tragic death. Swastikas and hateful slogans could be seen defacing the mural.

France: Mural tribute to Steve Maia Canico vandalised again *PARTNER CONTENT*01:22
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The mural made in tribute to Steve Maia Canico, the young man who drowned in 2019 in Nantes following a police raid, has been vandalised again, as seen in footage from Monday.

Steve Canico disappeared into the river during the Fete de la Musique, along with 14 other attendees on June 21, 2019, as police raided the festival. His body was recovered 38 days later in the Loire.

Riots erupted after an enquiry found no link between the raid and Canico's death.

The mural in Nantes has been vandalised several times and had been completely restored last May, just before the anniversary of Canico’s tragic death. Swastikas and hateful slogans could be seen defacing the mural.

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