TDoR 2015 / 2015 / July / 05 / Name Unknown

Name Unknown

5 Jul 2015
Cacoal, Rondônia (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/5-Jul-2015/N.N.

Name Unknown

The victim was stabbed in the neck in the early hours of Sunday 5th July.

A [trans woman] was murdered in the early hours of Sunday (5) in the town of Cacoal (RO), municipality about 480 kilometers from Porto Velho. According to the Military Police (PM), the victim was found on Avenida Cuiabá, near the BR-364, still alive, face down and bleeding heavily from a deep cut in the neck.

The PM reported that the victim was found around 4:40 am by people returning from a nightclub. When they came across her, they called the emergency services.

Upon arriving at the scene, the policemen realized that despite having lost a great dead of blood the victim was still alive. An ambulance was called and they took her to the emergency room at San Daniel Comboni Hospital, but she died minutes after entering the unit.

According to PM, the victim was without personal documents, but objects such as sandals and earrings were found at the scene, along with a man's watch, which police believe belonged to the attacker. All objects were delivered to the Civil Police Station, which now investigates the case.

TvT partner organization Grupo Gay da Bahia & Globo 06.07.2015

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

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