Fabiano's body was found in an isolated place known as a dumping ground for murder victims. He had been shot in the head.
According to Renato Coelho, delegate of the 4th Civil Police Station, who is leading the case, a suspect has already been identified. Police work on the hypothesis of murder, which is theft followed by death. However, friends and family raise, in Facebook posts, the suspicion of transphobia. The young man, who had disappeared the day before, was wearing a black jacket, a white long-sleeved T-shirt, jeans, and black sneakers. F.'s body had the mark of a gunshot to the head.