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Romy

6 Jul 2019
Bordeaux, Gironde (France)
Suicide

Romy


Romy's body was found floating in the river Garonne on Saturday 6th July. An investigation into her death concluded that she died by suicide.

A woman's body was pulled out of the river by firefighters on Saturday morning. An investigation is underway.

It is too early to say if it is the person sighted Friday night throwing in the Garonne from the stone bridge in Bordeaux. Saturday around 8:45 am, a body floating near the bank was was recovered by firefighters near quai de Brazza, Bordeaux.

The person was wearing underwear and a bra, but carried no documents. As part of the investigation by the judicial support group, an autopsy was ordered by the prosecution. A forensic examination revealed that the victim was a trans woman. Investigations continue to identify him and to know the causes of death.

https://www.sos-transphobie.org/le-corps-d-une-femme-trans-repeche-dans-la-garonne-a-bordeaux

https://www.sudouest.fr/2019/07/08/-6309417-4583.php

https://www.20minutes.fr/faits_divers/2559243-20190708-bordeaux-corps-femme-retrouve-berges-garonne

Report added: 23 Jul 2019. Last updated: 29 Jul 2019

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