TDoR 2021 / 2021 / April / 08 / Marcinha Vaz ("Maquita")

Marcinha Vaz ("Maquita")

Age 30

8 Apr 2021
Macapá, Amapá (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/8-Apr-2021/Marcinha Vaz

Marcinha Vaz ("Maquita")
Marcinha Vaz ("Maquita") [photo:]

Marcinha was shot in the street at around 9pm on Thursday 8th April. According to police she was shot by a man who approached and then argued with her.

A [trans woman] was shot dead on Thursday night (8) at a prostitution spot on the corner of Avenida Diógenes Silva and Rua Barão de Mauá, in the Buritizal neighborhood, in the South Zone of Macapá . According to the Military Police (PM), she was approached by a man and shot after an argument.

Her cell phone was taken, but money she had in her wallet was left. The PM said there were at least two shots in the back.

The Fire Department was still called for emergency care, but she died on the spot.

Friends of Marcinha Vaz, known as "Maquita", were at the scene, but did not want to speak to reporters. They only said that she was recently in Macapá from the community of Paredão, in Ferreira Gomes, in the interior of the state.

Marcinha's Facebook profile is

Source: Observatório Trans

Report added: 11 Apr 2021. Last updated: 12 Nov 2021

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