Rafaela Thompson (Heliu Pereira Dantas)Age 28
11 Apr 2011
Vilhena, Rondônia (Brazil)
TDoR list ref: tgeu/11-Apr-2011/Rafaela Thompson (Heliu Pereira Dantas)
Rafaela's body was found partly naked on Av. Antonio Quintino Gomes on 11th April. She seemed to have been strangled with a piece of cloth.
According to the police, Rafael had gone out with a man at around 11:30 pm on the 10th in order to buy a bottle of liquor.
She had been known locally since she appeared in the film "O que há por tras?" ("What's behind?") produced in 2009 by local social communication students.
‘Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide’ research project: Rondonia Vip, online portal, 11.4.2011, Folha de Vilhena, 11.4.2011