TDoR 2013 / 2013 / September / 05 / Name Unknown

Name Unknown

Age 21

5 Sep 2013
Piracicaba, São Paulo (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/5-Sep-2013/N.N.

Name Unknown

The victim was beaten with a wooden club and then shot to death.

According to information from the Military Police (PM) a 21-year-old [trans woman] was killed late on Thursday (5) with two shots in the Artemis district in rural Piracicaba (SP). On her body there were injuries that may have been caused by a stone and a piece of wood that were found bloody near the victim, according to information from the Military Police recorded in the report.

The crime happened around 11:50 pm on the corner of São João and Julio Quinelatto streets, near the Artemis football field. According to the police record, the PM was called because a person had been shot and was lying on the scene. The body was found with signs of violence and the death was confirmed by a team of the Emergency Medical Service (Samu).

Near the victim were thrown objects, personal documents and the transvestite's purse, as well as a cobblestone and a bloodstained stick, according to the Civil Police. The [trans woman's] car, a white Chevrolet Vectra, was found near the crime scene and was collected in the courtyard of Piracicaba's Regional Traffic Circuit (Ciretran).

Examination of her body revealed two probable gunshot wounds, one in the abdomen and one on the left side of the victim's face. There was also an injury to the front of the head that may have been caused by the stone. Police have no clue as to who committed the crime.

TvT partner organization Grupo Gay da Bahia & Globo 06.09.2013

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

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