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Índia do Nascimento

Age 29

15 Jul 2015
Recife, Pernambuco (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/14-Jul-2015/Índia do Nascimento

Índia do Nascimento
Índia do Nascimento [photo:]

Índia was beaten while working on the street on Saturday 11th July. She died in hospital four days later.

A [trans woman] who had been hospitalized since Sunday (12), a victim of a beating alongside the BR-101 highway near the Barro Terminal in the West Zone of Recife, died of cardiorespiratory arrest on the afternoon of Wednesday (15) at Hospital da Restauração, in the city centre.

According to police, the victim, registered as [deadname] do Nascimento, 29, was doing a program in the area on Saturday (11) when she was attacked. She give no information about her attacker. Initially, the victim was referred to the Otávio de Fretias Hospital in Sancho, and was then transferred to the HR.

TvT partner organization Grupo Gay da Bahia & Diario de Pernambuco 14.07.2015,37,46,11/2015/07/14/interna_vidaurbana,586461/morre-no-hr-travesti-espancada-na-br-101.shtml

Report added: 31 Oct 2018. Last updated: 28 Feb 2021

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