TDoR 2013 / 2012 / November / 02 / Melissa Duarte do Nascimento

Melissa Duarte do Nascimento

Age 29

2 Nov 2012
Várzea Grande, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/2-Nov-2012/Melissa (Fábio) Duarte do Nascimento

Melissa 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 [BROKEN LINK] [BROKEN LINK] [BROKEN LINK] [BROKEN LINK] [BROKEN LINK]

Report added: 31 Oct 2018. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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