Pollyane WeneckAge 22
16 Jun 2019
Coromandel, Minas Gerais (Brazil)
Pollyane was found lying in the street bleeding from the left hand side of her chest. She died in hospital.
A 22-year-old [trans woman] was found dead with several stab wounds to the body on Sunday night, 16, at around 9 pm. According to the Military Police (PM), the body of [deadname] (her social name is unknown) was lying on a public road bleeding heavily from the left side of the chest.
Witnesses in premises nearby reported hearing no noise or shouting, only finding the victim lying on the ground. A colleague who lived with her said that she had been away from home and, upon returning, found her friend drinking with four young people.
[deadname] had later taken a dress and gone out to a cousin's house. The colleague also said that a fish knife was missing from the kitchen.
The victim was taken to the Municipal Emergency, but did not survive.
Editor's Note: Pollyane's social name was not reported by the press, but was confirmed by ANTRA.