13 Feb 2020
Natal, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)
TDoR list ref: tgeu/13-Feb-2020/Name Unknown
The electrocuted body of the victim was found inside a beach hut. The police confirmed that such booby traps are commonly used in the area to try to prevent theft and break-ins.
A woman was found dead on Thursday morning (13), in a beach hut near the base of the RN Military Fire Brigade (CBMRN), on Praia da Redinha [Redinha beach] in the North Zone of Natal.
According to the Civil Police, when trying to break into the tent, the victim suffered an electric shock. This woman's name has not yet been identified.
The police also confirmed that this type of trap is normal to try to prevent theft and break-ins in the region. The Technical-Scientific Institute of Forensics (ITEP / RN) was at the scene and removed the victim's body.
The victim was confirmed to be trans as a result of a report from Observatório Trans.