TDoR 2013 / 2013 / August / 01 / Valeria


Age 30

1 Aug 2013
Conceição do Lago-Açu, Maranhão (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/1-Aug-2013/Valeria


Valeria has beaten to death about 5 days before her body was found by locals in a mangrove swamp on 6th August.

It is common to see in the municipality of Conceição do Lago Açu this type of scene, already 40 murders in just over 4 years, is common the high rate of violence by the municipality. Another corpse find in the city of Conceição do Lago Açu, the fact happened today (06/08), late around 4.30 pm, the body was found by locals, the body of a [trans woman] known as VALERIA, [a sex worker], She is dark in color, looking about thirty (30) years old, and was in a high degree of putrefaction (approximately five days).

According to the victim police was probably murdered to beat, because in the body had some injuries. The corpse was found in a mangrove swamp area, located at the entrance of this city - MA 236, with no record of disappearance in this area; after medical examination the body was released for burial.

TvT partner organization Grupo Gay da Bahia & Maranhao No Congresso, 07.08.2013

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