TDoR 2013 / 2013 / August / 16 / Michelle dos Santos

Michelle dos Santos

Age 22

16 Aug 2013
Parnaiba, Piauí (Brazil)

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Michelle dos Santos
Michelle dos Santos [photo:]

Michelle was shot in the chest by a client in the Rodoviário neighborhood. Witnesses reported hearing two shots and then seeing a black car speed away from the scene.

Her killer was a client who refused to pay her.

Michelle ran a program with the accused for R $ 50, but afterwards, the customer paid only R $ 10. When she asked for the money, the man tried to leave. She took his car key and while they were arguing, picked up a stone and broke his car window.

Furious, the man left, then returned in another car and circled the block. After finding Michelle, he called her, fired a bullet into her left breast and drove away. She screamed and died at around 02:00 p.m. on Piauí Street, next to a motel and the corner where trans women make point.

TvT partner organization Grupo Gay da Bahia & Noticias de Parnaiba, 16.08.2013

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

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