Family confirms body found by model Caroline Bittencourt

The body found late Monday (29) Cigarras beach , in São Sebastião, on the north coast of São Paulo is the model Caroline Bittencourt, 37 years. The information was confirmed  by her father-in-law, Alfredo Sestini.

She disappeared on Sunday afternoon (28) when she dropped off the boat where she was with her husband, Jorge Sestini – with whom he married in January of this year. He, who is in shock, was rescued by a sailor after about 5 hours in the sea in search of the wife.

Caroline’s body was found by a civilian vessel, which aided the search. The crew fired the fire department. It was found about 4 kilometers from where it had disappeared, around 4pm.


The vessel where the couple was found was around noon on Monday (29) near the beach Massaguaçu in Caraguatatuba . The boat was shipwrecked and was towed to a marina.

The body, whose initial information was that it went to the IML of São Sebastião, was taken to the IML of Caraguatatuba. In addition to her husband, Caroline leaves a 17-year-old daughter.

Family and agency

Carol’s family demonstrated on the evening of this Monday thanking the messages of affection from friends and fans of the model. “This movement of energies fills our heart with love,” says the note signed by the Bittencourt and Sesitini families.

The note also says that Carol’s farewell will be in an intimate ceremony reserved only to family members and that information about the 7th day mass will be announced soon.

The agency OXYgen Models, responsible for the contracts of the model, published a note of regret. “We are grateful for all the trust she has placed in us in these years of work and partnership, our condolences to the friends and family of the victim.

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