TDoR 2019 / 2018 / December / 29 / Rogéria Paiva

Rogéria Paiva

Age 46

29 Dec 2018
Maracanaú, Ceará (Brazil)

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Rogéria Paiva
Rogéria Paiva [photo:]

Rogéria was shot dead late on 29th December on Rua Carvalho Nogueira. She was a community leader and had clashed with members of a criminal gang.

A [trans woman] and community leader was shot dead on Saturday night, 29, in the municipality of Maracanaú, Fortaleza Metropolitan Region. According to information from the Secretariat of Public Security and Social Defense ( SSPDS ), two men arrived and shot 46-year-old Rogéria Paiva on Rua Carvalho Nogueira.

According to information obtained from the police station in the area, the [trans woman] was well known in the community and had conflicted with members of a criminal faction . She died on the spot after being hit in the cervical and lumbar regions. No one has been arrested.

Report added: 2 Jan 2019. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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