Jessica DimyAge 23
7 Dec 2017
São Gonçalo, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Strangled and burnt
TDoR list ref: tgeu/7-Dec-2017/Jéssica Dimy
Jessica died in hospital from a cardiac arrest four months after suffering a transphobic attack.
On 28th July Jessica was raped by Fábio Barreto da Silva (23) who attempted to strangle her, wrapped her unconscious body in a sheet, doused it in alcohol and then started a fire. Other guests saw smoke in the hallways and called the police but by the time she was found she had burns covering 50% of her body.
IBTE & Nlucon, 07.12.2017