TDoR 2020 / 2020 / August / 19 / Daniele Rodrigues

Daniele Rodrigues

Age 21 (born 19 Aug 1999)

19 Aug 2020
Crateús, Ceará (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/19-Aug-2020/Dani Rodrigues

Daniele Rodrigues
Daniele Rodrigues [photo:]

Daniele's body was found in vegetation on the afternoon of Wednesday 19th August - her birthday. She had been shot.

A 21-year-old trans girl, identified as Daniele Rodrigues, was found dead in a thicket last Wednesday (19) in the neighborhood of Venâncios, in the city of Crateús, in the interior of Ceará.

According to the police who answered the incident, the victim left on Tuesday night (18) and did not return home. She was found with gunshot injuries.

This is the fifth case of a [trans woman] killed in Ceará in an intervention of just 40 days. On July 12, Soraya Oliveira was found dead on the margins of Maraponga lagoon, in Fortaleza, with injuries caused by firearms.

On August 3, another [trans woman], who was never identified, was found dead in the Bonsucesso neighborhood, also in the capital. Five days later, a 15-year-old [trans woman] was shot to death in the Granja Lisboa neighborhood of Fortaleza.

Report added: 22 Aug 2020. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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