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Médely Razard

Age 15
20 Sep 2019
Itaquaquecetuba, São Paulo (Brazil)
Beaten and strangled

Médely Razard
Médely Razard [photo:]

Médely was beaten, raped and strangled with wire.

The body of a 15-year-old was found on a plot of land on Estrada do Pinheirinho, in the Estância Guatambu neighborhood of Itaquaquecetuba, on Friday morning.

[possible deadname] da Silva Bezerra Santos was naked and gagged, according to police.

"We arrived here, the [victim] was naked, without any clothes, with shorts on [their] head and signs of asphyxiation," said Alexandre Geraldo, corporal of the Military Police who attended the incident.

Giovani's sister-in-law said she last saw [them] on Thursday night (19) saying [they were] going to a friend's house.

Médely's Facebook account is

Note that the contents of Médely's Facebook account suggest she was either in transition or had a nonbinary, genderfluid or similar identity, so they/them pronouns are used in this report. If additional information becomes available, this post will be updated accordingly.

Report added: 21 Sep 2019. Last updated: 18 Oct 2019

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