TDoR 2013 / 2013 / July / 19 / R. da Silva Tavares

R. da Silva Tavares

Age 21

19 Jul 2013
Magé, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/19-Jul-2013/(Rafael) da Silva Tavares

R. da Silva Tavares
R. da Silva Tavares [photo:]

R. was found dead with gunshot wounds on a plot of land. She had last been seen getting into a car with two men inside.

[deadname] da Silva Tavares, 21, was found dead with six shots on a land in the municipality of Magé, in Baixada Fluminense.

The young [woman] was [transgender] and was last seen at a kiosk in Magé. On the occasion, on 19 July last, she was accompanied by another [trans woman] and entered a white car with two men inside.

The holder of the Magé police station (65 ª DP), Robson da Costa Ferreira da Silva, has heard three witnesses and does not rule out that the crime may have been motivated by revenge or homophobia.

According to relatives of the victim, [deadname] had no enemies and her [gender] was always respected by her family and his friends.

TvT partner organization Grupo Gay da Bahia & R7 Noticias 31.07.2013

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

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