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Bruna Quércia

Age 15

15 Apr 2015
Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/15-Apr-2015/Bruna Quércia

Bruna Quércia

Bruna was shot dead by two men on a motorcycle.

A 15-year-old girl was shot dead last night in the Vila Velha neighborhood . According to police, two gunmen on a motorbike found the [trans woman] walking down Avenida Major Assis, where she headed to Praia de Iracema to a prostitution point.

According to the Homicide Division delegate, Cleófilo Rodrigues, the motive for the crime was drug debt. Known as "Bruna Quércia" and identified as 15-year-old [deadname] de Oliveira Costa, she was already receiving death threats because she was a drug user and owed money to drug dealers in the area.

TvT partner organization Grupo Gay da Bahia & Diario do Nordeste 16.04.2015

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

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