18 Jul 2015
Valparaíso de Goiás (Brazil)
TDoR list ref: tgeu/18-Jul-2015/Gaby
Gaby's half naked body was found in a pool of blood near the BR40 highway.
She lived in the neighborhood of Nova Friburgo Park "A" in Western City, lived with her grandmother after losing her mother years ago.
According to a witness who was in the morning at the scene, JCL, who did not want to identify himself, saw the trans [woman] fallen on the floor without the clothes and went to check the situation, when he got closer he saw a lot of blood and realized that the victim was no longer alive, and immediately triggered PM. The witness also states that a few meters away, in the viaduct of the Municipality of Valparaiso de Goiás, women of the daily prostitution work in the area for years, which the same has denounced several times the competent authorities without until now being solved.
"She was certainly on the viaduct with the others there, and for some unknown reason she was brutally murdered," JCL recounts.
We talked to a relative of the victim, where he states that the family was aware of the victim's current activities at the scene after disclosing [her gender] 5 years ago and that he regrets so much cruelty suffered by the same, and hopes that the crime that has shaken the family could be solved soon. The incident occurred in the early hours of Saturday for Sunday and the family was only aware of what happened in the Tuesday (21) after wondering that the victim did not return to his home as usual on weekends.
TvT partner organization Grupo Gay da Bahia & Entorno Alerta 07.2015