Larissa SilveiraAge 24
17 Aug 2012
Piracicaba, São Paulo (Brazil)
TDoR list ref: tgeu/Aug-2012/Larissa Silveira
Larissa's body was found dumped by the side of the Cornélio Pires highway with gunshot wounds to the chest and face.
A 24-year-old [trans woman] was found dead at dawn on Friday (17), at kilometer 43 of the Cornélio Pires Highway (SP-127), which connects Piracicaba (SP) to Tietê (SP). According to the Civil Police, the victim had three gunshot wounds: on the chest, on the face below the nose and one with a scrape on the right cheek. The body was on the side of the road.
According to the Civil Police, the body was found after an anonymous complaint via 190. The [trans woman] had a tattoo on her right thigh and another, a black phoenix, on her back. After being identified by a friend, the body was taken to IML (Forensic Medical Institute) of Piracicaba. The case is investigated by the General Investigations Police Station (DIG), by Deputy Wilson Lavorenti. Nothing was taken from her as she had her purse and personal belongings.
TvT partner organisation Centro de Apoyo a las Identidades Trans:
Parautudo.com 28.08.2012; TvT project: Gay 1 Sao Paulo, 17.08.2012