A popular Brazilian actor has died after drowning in a river where he had shot scenes for his hit soap opera.
Domingos Montagner went for a swim on Thursday afternoon in the São Francisco River in a small town called Caninde in the northeastern Brazilian state of Sergipe — but during his outing, he was carried away by a strong current.
This is all according to actress Camila Pitanga, who was apparently with the 54-year-old when the incident occurred. Luckily, she was able to swim to a rock and cling to it, eventually pulling herself out of the water before getting help for Montagner.
Unfortunately, it was too late for Domingos, as by the time authorities arrived he had been swept down stream. It wasn't until