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Juliana da Cruz Costa

Age 33

10 Dec 2020
Cruzeiro, Distrito Federal (Brazil)

Juliana da Cruz Costa
Juliana da Cruz Costa [photo:]

Juliana was homeless and worked in parking lots watching over cars in exchange for food. She died after being stabbed in the chest by a man who had demanded she give him food.

A transsexual woman was killed with a knife blow to the chest after denying refusing to share a snack with a homeless person in the Southwest, in the Federal District. The crime occurred around 10 pm on Thursday (10). Juliana da Cruz Costa, 32, was in a parking lot when she was approached by the suspect, who is on the run.

Douglas Fernande, the delegate representative for case, told G1 that Juliana was also homeless and worked in parking lots in the area, watching cars. "The victim was with her partner. They did this work in exchange for food," he said.

Report added: 11 Dec 2020. Last updated: 2 Jan 2021

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