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Selena Peixoto

Age 37
1 Jan 2020
Dilermando de Aguiar, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Selena Peixoto
Selena Peixoto [photo:]

Selena was shot by the occupants of a car who called for her by name after they pulled up outside her home. She died in hospital.

Dilermando de Aguiar - A [trans woman], identified as [deadname], 37, was shot and died in the town of Sarandi, in the central municipality of the state. The crime occurred on the night of Wednesday, January 1, around 9 pm.

According to the report, a garrison of the São Pedro do Sul Military Brigade was fired by neighbors who heard gunshots coming from the [trans woman]'s house. When the police arrived at the scene, they came across the victim's partner trying to perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.

When questioned, the 52-year-old PSMP man said [deadname] had suffered a stroke. The transsexual was rushed to the Santa Maria Emergency Room, where her death was confirmed.

The doctors who attended the victim found that her body had three gunshot wounds. Her partner reported that the shots were fired by occupants of a car.

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Report added: 6 Jan 2020. Last updated: 20 Jan 2020

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