8 Jun 2021
São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo (Brazil)
Lígia died in hospital, reportedly after suffering head trauma during a fight in a bar. Her case was registered as a suspicious death.
A trans woman, identified only by the social name of “Lígia”, died at the Rio Preto Base Hospital after getting involved in a bar fight. The death was registered by the unit last night (8), after she suffered a head trauma.
The reason for the fight was not reported in the police record. "According to the police report, the victim, who appeared to be about 30 years old, was rescued unconscious to the house of an acquaintance" with trauma to the skull, as well as a deep deep wound on the face. Before that, the woman had become confused and fallen into the bathroom. She also had a cardiorespiratory arrest.
She was taken to the hospital, but she did not survive her injuries. According to the police report, the patient was also suspected of having covid-19 and was treated for pneumonia. The body was taken to the IML (Legal Medical Institute) and the crime is still under investigation by the Civil Police.