Lalesca d'CaporyAge 24
5 Aug 2018
Gurupi, Tocantins (Brazil)
TDoR list ref: tgeu/5-Aug-2018/Lalesca
Lalesca's body was found floating in the sea by fishermen near a beach in the Rio Vermelho neighborhood in the early hours of Sunday 5th August.
Her cause of death was reported by the police as drowning, but family members who identified her body verified that she had a cut in her neck which leads them to believe that she was murdered. Most news reports reported her body as being that of a man.
Lalesca was well known in the neighborhood as she sold cell phone accessories to visitors and customers of local bars and restaurants. Her Facebook profile is https://www.facebook.com/lalleskadcapory.
She had just turned 24 on 27th July and had ambitions to move overseas. Her family were supportive and her uncle remembers her as being a quiet person and very communicative.
"She was a good person, she had never lost contact with her family, she was communicative, and everyone liked her. We, the family, had no problem with her and do not know what happened."
IBTE & Correio, 07.08.2018