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Katarina Ariel Silva

Age 22
12 Feb 2020
Parque do Carmo, São Paulo (Brazil)

Katarina Ariel Silva
Katarina Ariel Silva [photo:]

Katarina's body was found on the street in the early hours of Wednesday 12th February. She had been stabbed - reportedly during an attempted robbery.

The body of a 22-year-old [trans woman] was found with several stab wounds this morning (12) in the Parque do Carmo region, in the East Zone of São Paulo.

According to information from the Civil Police, the body was found by another [trans woman] who called the Military Police.

The case was taken to the 53rd Police District (Parque do Carmo), but the murder will be investigated by the Department of Homicide and Personal Protection (DHPP).

The victim was found around 5:40 am at 1712 Rua Mateus Mendes Pereira in the Parque do Carmo region.

Witness information indicates that the [trans woman] was doing [sex work] in the region when she was approached by a man in a red vehicle, who stabbed her while trying to rob her.

Report added: 14 Feb 2020

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