M. L. de Almeida ReginaldAge 13
18 Mar 2015
Araraquara, São Paulo (Brazil)
Beaten and stabbed
TDoR list ref: tdor.info/18-Mar-2015/Michael Lucas de Almeida Reginald
M. was beaten and stabbed multiple times while doing sex work along with two other girls.
A crime scared the city of Araraquara (SP) on the morning of Wednesday (18). According to information released by the city's press, a 13-year-old was found dead in the parking lot of the Dental Specialties Center (CEP) in Vila Xavier.
The [victim] was a drug user and had lived in a juvenile shelter for three months, since leaving her mother's home in the district of Bueno de Andrada.
In a statement to the police, family members said that [deadname] was doing a program accompanied by two girls, enticed by a woman who lives near the crime scene and already has a police record.
When police officers found the victim, they first believed it to be a [cisgender] woman's, as she was wearing lycra pants, sneakers, a shirt, and panties, but no documents. The body had 15 knife strokes, including the face, plus broken fingers and skull fracture. According to reports, there was a lot of blood and signs of body struggle.