Ezequiel Batista da SilvaAge 22
3 Jun 2017
Poá, São Paulo (Brazil)
Ezequiel was stabbed multiple times. A 29 year old man has been arrested.
The body of Ezequiel Batista da Silva, known to the Alto Tietê LGBT community as the drag queen Jack Docinho, was buried on Wednesday (7) at the Peace Cemetery in Poá . The victim, stabbed to death, has been missing since last week.
According to police, Ezequiel was brutally murdered on Saturday morning (3) in a house of Vila Julia in Poá. According to the police report he was stabbed more than 50 times. The body was not identified until Tuesday (6).
A 29-year-old bricklayer has been arrested for the crime and will respond for qualified murder. He alleged to police that he had used drugs with the victim and another acquaintance. According to the suspect, the two assaulted him and he committed the crime to defend himself. Police say the suspect is being held in Mogi das Cruzes jail and is due to be transferred to the city's Provisional Detention Center (CDP) in the coming days.