Melissa Duarte do NascimentoAge 29
2 Nov 2012
Várzea Grande, Minas Gerais (Brazil)
TDoR list ref: tgeu/2-Nov-2012/Melissa (Fábio) Duarte do Nascimento
Melissa was a sex worker. She was beaten to death in an area frequented by sex workers after an argument.
Another [trans woman] has been brutally murdered in Várzea Grande. This time a 29-year-old was beaten to death at the point of prostitution known as Zero Kilometer.
The victim was killed at dawn on Friday (2) because of a fight over the point of prostitution. The [trans woman] had argued with 3 more people who beat her to death after the disagreement. The police have already identified those involved and verify the participation of each person in the [victim's] death.
The [trans woman] had a broken jaw and face. So far no one has yet been arrested.
TvT project: News Cuiabá, online portal, 02.11.2012