TDoR 2009 / 2009 / March / 04 / D. Borges

D. Borges

Age 19

4 Mar 2009
Londrina, Paraná (Brazil)

D. Borges

D. was shot several times in the back and abdomen at dawn on Wednesday 4th March on East Avenue West in the central area of the city. She died at the scene.

According to the Military Police, witnesses reported that they heard the noise of a motorcycle and then the sound of the shots. A man wearing a silver helment was then seen running away from a black motorbike.

This is the second case of murder of a trans woman in Londrina this year. The first took place on January 19, on Avenida 10 de Dezembro. The victim was struck by seven knife strokes.

D.'s death was not recorded on the official TDOR 2009 list released by Transgender Europe (TGEU).,9618,04,03,mais-um-travesti-e-morto-em-londrina.shtml

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