TDoR 2013 / 2013 / February / 09 / Joelma


9 Feb 2013
Altos, Piauí (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/9-Feb-2013/Joelma


Joelma's body was found early on the morning of Saturday 9th February. She had been shot.

A [trans woman] known as Joelma was shot dead at dawn on Saturday (February 9, 2013) in the city of Altos-PI, 37 km from the capital of Piauí (Teresina). Joelma's body was found early Saturday morning at José Bonifácio Street, in the Boca de Barro neighborhood, near Maria do Ó College.

People reported that Joelma did not have a fixed residence, but had family members in the Tranqueira neighborhood of the city. Bullet capsules were found at the crime scene.

TvT project: TvT partner organization Grupo Gay da Bahia & Saraiva Reporter 10.02.2013

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