TDoR 2015 / 2015 / August / 24 / V. H. A. dos Santos

V. H. A. dos Santos

Age 25

24 Aug 2015
Campos dos Goytacazes, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/24-Aug-2015/(Vitor Hugo Ângelo) dos Santos

V. H. A. dos Santos

V. was shot dead in rua Antônio de Castro in Presidente Vargas Park at dawn on Monday 24th August.

Agents of the 146th Legal Department (DL / Guarus) go on Wednesday at 10am to the place where the transvestite Vitor Hugo Ângelo dos Santos, 25, was shot dead in Antônio de Castro Street, Presidente Vargas Park, Guarus , Campos, at dawn on Monday (24). The idea is to get footage from a house camera and try to identify the crime actor.

According to police, the victim arrived as a passenger on a red motorcycle. One uncle said that [deadname] lived in Macaé and visited her grandmother in Travessão. He also said that the victim used to leave and return the next day. "Sunday (23/8) she left and said goodbye to me and my mother," he said. After the body was recognized at the Instituto Médico Legal (IML), the burial took place yesterday afternoon, at the Travessão cemetery.

Discussion - Information obtained by police reports that the [trans woman] argued with the man who was riding the motorcycle and soon after that was shots in the head, shoulder, leg and back. Near the body the police found seven 380-calibre shell casings.

TvT partner organization Grupo Gay da Bahia & O Diario 25.08.2015

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

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