TDoR 2009 / 2009 / September / 17 / Samara da Silva

Samara da Silva

Age 28

17 Sep 2009
Jundiaí, São Paulo (Brazil)

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Samara da Silva

The victim was found strangled in a motel and “tattooed” with a piece of glass from a broken beer bottle.

The accused told the police that he thought the victim was a woman and killed her, when realising she was a trans person.

Sources: Jornal de Itupeva, 20.09.2009, Agência Anhangüera de Notícias, 23.09.2009

Report added: 11 Nov 2018. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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