V. Barbosa de AquinoAge 35
21 Feb 2019
Palmas, Tocantins (Brazil)
V. was found dead in the bathroom with wounds to the stomach. There were bloodstains in various parts of the house and some possessions were missing.
Professor [deadname] Barbosa de Aquino, 35, was found dead on Thursday morning (21) inside his own bathroom, in the southern region of Palmas. According to the Military Police (PM), the [trans person] was bloody and had a puncture in [their] belly.
The crime took place in the Santa Barbara sector. Relatives of the victim said by telephone that a friend went to [deadname]'s house after they did not appear in the municipal nursery, where they worked. She found the body and called the police.
The PM said that in various parts of the house there are bloodstains and that objects had been taken. Forensic experts arrived on site and the teacher's body was taken to the Forensic Medical Institute (IML), which will identify the cause of death.