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Pompéia Ramos

Age 26

19 Jun 2021
Presidente Prudente, São Paulo (Brazil)

Pompéia Ramos
Pompéia Ramos [photo:]

Pompéia's body was found with stab wounds near a stream on the afternoon of Saturday 19th June.

The body of a [trans woman] was found this Saturday afternoon (19) with marks of violence near a stream in Jardim Campo Belo, in Presidente Prudente (SP) . The Civil Police are treating the case as aggravated homicide.

Military police were called. When they arrived at the scene they found the victim half-naked and with several injuries to the head, neck and chest. According to the information in the police report, the wounds appeared to have been caused by a sharp object. However, it was not possible to measure the number of injuries due to the presence of impregnated blood at the site of the injuries.

The Scientific Police was called in to inspect the location and the Civil Police were also in the area to start investigations into the case.

While at the scene, the police had contact with some [LGBT+ people] who knew the victim, but were unable to inform what had actually happened, nor were they able to inform the [trans woman's] civil ID. According to the police report, they told the police the first name of the [trans woman] and that she had come from the State of Santa Catarina to Presidente Prudente.,44702,44479,7695152199559.html

Report added: 20 Jun 2021. Last updated: 4 Jul 2021

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