31 Jan 2016
São Paulo (Brazil)
TDoR list ref: tgeu/31-Jan-2016/N.N.
The victim was one of several killed by a group of vigilantes.
On the afternoon of last Sunday, January 31, military police found the body of a [trans woman] inside a shack on Rua Antonio Burlini. She was wearing shorts and a bra, was gagged with a cloth in her mouth and tied with electrical wires around her neck. According to police, the place is frequented by drug users.
Later police revealed that a group of vigilantes were killing victims in the South Zone of SP, and that six people were killed between December and January with wires around the neck.
TvT partner organisation Rede Trans Brasil & Noticias UOL, 04.21.2016