TDoR 2019 / 2018 / October / 29 / Lorhany Kalarhary

Lorhany Kalarhary

Age 29

29 Oct 2018
Querência, Mato Grosso (Brazil)

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Lorhany Kalarhary
Lorhany Kalarhary [photo:]

Lorhany's naked body was found by her mother on the floor of her home. She had been stabbed 9 times.

Lorhany was a cook at a bar in Querencia. The crime occurred at 3 pm in Bairro Setor F.

According to the Civil Police, Lorhany was found by her mother, who called for help. The victim was naked, on the floor, and already dead. The police and experts found nine knife piercings throughout the body of the victim.

Samuel Almeida Matos, 19, has been arrested and charged with murder. In testimony, he claimed to have committed the murder on the grounds that he had been deceived by the victim - in other words, he killed her because she was trans.

In July 2022 Matos was sentenced to 14 years and 6 months for Lorany's murder.

Samuel Almeida de Matos, 23, was sentenced to 14 years and six months in prison for the murder of 29-year-old transsexual [woman] Lorhany Kalarhary. The popular jury took place this Wednesday (13/07), in the Plenary of the City Council. In addition to the crime of murder, Samuel is also responsible for procedural fraud.

Lorhany's Facebook profile is

Report added: 31 Oct 2018. Last updated: 8 Oct 2022

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