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.