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Human body parts found near beach volleyball site for Olympics in Rio

Human body parts found near beach volleyball site for Olympics in Rio

A human foot and another body part were found washed ashore Wednesday on Rio's Copacabana Beach, just in front of the venue where beach volleyball will be played during the Olympics in a matter of weeks, according to police near the site.

A beachgoer found the remains, which police say appear to have belonged to a woman or young adult.

Several incidents of violence have overshadowed Olympic preparations in Rio de Janeiro over the past several weeks.

Numerous gun battles — responsible for 10 deaths, according to the O Globo newspaper — have taken...

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