TDoR 2018 / 2018 / June / 22 / Nikolly Silva

Nikolly Silva

Age 16

22 Jun 2018
Cabo Frio, Rio de Janero (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/22-Jun-2018/Nikolly Silva

Nikolly Silva
Nikolly Silva [photo:]

Nikoly was stoned to death at dawn on Friday 22nd June.

Her body was found in a backstreet behind the Maria Quitéria Municipal School at the intersection of Travessa R and U Street in the Tamoios neighborhood of the municipality of Cabo Frio.

A [trans woman] was stoned to death in the early hours of this Friday (22), in Unamar, neighborhood of Tamoios, 2nd district of Cabo Frio. The body of the victim, known as Nikolly Silva, was found in a lane at the back of the Maria Quitéria Municipal School.

On 16th September Fabio Barbosa Vianna, 40, was arrested.

This last Wednesday (16), after investigation, the Civil Police of Cabo Frio arrested the man named as the author of the murder of a [trans woman] and a [cisgender] woman, in addition to trying to shoot dead another [trans woman], Kelly Diamantino, in 2018, in Tamoios, Cabo Frio district.

Fabio Barbosa Vianna, 40, is accused of having stoned the [trans woman] Nikolly Silva in June 2018. In addition to the [trans woman], a woman identified as Nayara Rodrigues was also killed by the suspect at the same time. The crimes took place in Unamar, in the city's second district.

In August, Kelly Diamantino, also a [trans woman], was the victim of an attempted murder, being shot twice in the face, also in the second district. According to the PM, the criminal was arrested in the house where he lived with his parents.

Nikoly's Facebook profile is

IBTE & Clique diario, 22.06.2018

Report added: 1 Sep 2018. Last updated: 10 Oct 2021

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