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Amanda Araújo

Age 17

11 Apr 2016
Imperatriz, Maranhão (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/11-Apr-2016/Amanda Araujo

Amanda Araújo
Amanda Araújo [photo:]

Amanda's body was found with two stab wounds inside a vacant lot next to a roundabout.

A [trans woman] identified by the name of 17-year-old [deadname] Ribeiro Araujo, better known as “Amanda Araújo” was found dead on Monday morning, inside a vacant lot in front of the avendida Pedro Neiva de Santana roundabout.

Amanda had recently arrived from the city of Goiânia (GO), and had been in Imperatriz a few months, living in the house of relatives. The victim was killed with two stab wounds to the abdomen and may have been the victim of murder.

TvT partner organisation Rede Trans Brasil & Andre Imprensa, 11.04.2016 [BROKEN LINK]

Report added: 18 Sep 2018. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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