11 Jan 2021 Matosinhos, Norte (Portugal) Not reported
Angelita's body was found on a beach on 11th January. She had previously reported receiving threats and had been missing for just over a week.
A [trans woman] from Goiânia was found dead on a Portuguese beach on Monday afternoon (11). Angelita Seixas Alves Correia, 31, was a personal trainer and dance instructor. Her sister, Suzana Alves Alcântara, 42, said Angelita reported (via a live stream) being threatened, but gave no details. She had been missing since January 1.
Suzana said that her sister moved to Portugal in 2016 and married there in 2018. She lived in the city of Matosinho. On the 1st she left home telling her husband that she was going to a friend's house.
“At night, I saw an Instagram notification of her doing a live stream. She said she was being threatened, but she was not afraid. Then the stream paused. My niece called her later and said that Angelita was very nervous, looking around and asking to call her husband”, she said.
After that, the [stream was interrupted and the] personal trainer was no longer seen. "We have been in daily contact with the police since then and were hoping to find her alive."
Angelita's body and some of her personal possessions [not including her phone] were found by a surfer, who called the police.
Angelita had lived in Portugal since 2016 and had been married for two years. She was as an influencer and had just finished a course to allow her to start working as a personal trainer.