29 Nov 2020
Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)
Micaeli was homeless. Her body was found in the street with a stab wound to the chest at around 4am on Sunday 29th November.
Manaus - The [trans woman] [deadname] Monteverde, known as “Micaeli”, 30, was killed by a dagger blow to the chest at dawn on Sunday (29) on Avenida Autaz Mirim in the São José Operário 1 neighborhood in the east of the capital.
People found the victim's body at around 4 am, however, they did not provide much information to the military police of the 9th Companhia Interativa Comunitária (Cicom).
The Department of Technical-Scientific Police ( DPTC ) was called in to perform initial forensic work at the scene, and found that the [trans woman] had a wound in the chest caused by the dagger.
The police reported that the [trans woman] was homeless. So far there is no information about the suspect or motive for the crime.
"Miceli's" body was removed to the Instituto Médico Legal (IML) and underwent necropsy exams. The case will be investigated by the Specialized Homicide and Kidnapping Precinct (DEHS).