TDoR 2018 / 2017 / December / 17 / Canoa


17 Dec 2017
Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)
Beaten and shot

TDoR list ref: tgeu/17-Dec-2017/Canoa

Canoa [photo:]

According to police reports, Canoa was beaten by men who arrived on a motorcycle. When she fell to the ground they shot her 15 times in the head.

According to information from local residents who knew her, she was not involved in drugs or crime. Police suspect that the crime was motivated by transphobia.

Homofobia Mata & CNews, 17.12.2017

Report added: 1 Sep 2018. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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