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Manuela de Cássia

Age 48

20 Jul 2020
Milan, Lombardy (Italy)

Manuela de Cássia
Manuela de Cássia [photo:]

Manuela's body was found in her home with nearly 80 stab wounds. Subsequently, a 42 year old businessman was arrested for her murder.

Killed with at least 80 stabs last Monday, 20, the transsexual artist from Ceará, Manuela de Cássia, was close to leaving the escorting profession and returning to Fortaleza. The information was revealed by a friend of the victim in an interview with O POVO CBN radio. The crime occurred in [maps in Milan,] Italy, and was committed by a client after an argument.

Receptionist Antonio Teixeira Neto, a longtime friend of Manuela's, revealed that she was looking to profit by investing in the real estate sector in order to be able to build a beauty salon in Fortaleza and return to the city as a hairdresser, in which she had technical training and experience, according to the friend.

“Someone determined and generous”, as Antonio defined Manuela. He points out that she tried to help everyone around her, especially her family. She also said that she maintained regular contact with her friend, using voice and video calls, especially during the coronavirus quarantine.

Asked if Manuela reported any fear or commented on any kind of threat, the receptionist said that there was no unusual report in his last conversations with her. “But with time, the risks become less perceptible. [Being an escort] is a long shot, ”he said. Antonio mentioned that violence is routine in a companion's life and that, over time, people become less sensitive to any dangerous situation.

Manuela's Facebook profile is,7727ed6ffa42b3b303aa2f5d112673b0uab2c2ep.html

Report added: 30 Jul 2020. Last updated: 11 Nov 2020. Source ref: tgeu/20-Jul-2020/Manuela de Cassia

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