Juliana PiropoAge 44
26 Oct 2020
Vitória da Conquista, Bahia (Brazil)
Juliana was shot while working in the centre of Vitória da Conquista early on the evening of Monday 26th October. She died at the scene.
A [trans woman] with a first name Juliana was murdered with gunshots to the head on the night of this Monday, 26, on [Avenida Presidente Dutra, also known as Avenida Integração] in Rio Bahia, a stretch of the Sumaré neighborhood in Vitória da Conquista (distant 527 km from Salvador), in the southwest of the state.
According to witnesses, the assailant arrived and fired about 8 shots into the victim's head. The military police are on site awaiting the arrival of the technical police department team.
Juliana lived in the Guarani neighborhood and was a very well-known person in the city.
Her killer was subsequently arrested.