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Rebeca Sampaio/Raiane Santos de Matos

Age 24

25 Aug 2021
Caruaru, Pernambuco (Brazil)
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Rebeca Sampaio/Raiane Santos de Matos
Rebeca Sampaio/Raiane Santos de Matos [photo: flaviojjardim.com.br]

Rebeca's body was found in the street on the morning of Wednesday 25th August. Hers was the second killing of a trans woman in the municipality in 4 days.

A homicide took place this Wednesday (25), in Caruaru, in the Agreste region of Pernambuco. An as-yet [formally] unidentified waste picker was shot dead on the 2nd Travessa Antônio Martins, in the Vassoural neighborhood, close to the wet passage of Saldanha da Gama.

The body was located early in the morning without any identification and sent to the Institute of Forensic Medicine (IML). According to witnesses, it is that of a trans woman known as Raiane.

This was the 7th homicide of August in Caruaru. From January until now 73 people have been killed in the municipality.

https://flaviojjardim.com.br/lgbtqia-corpo-de-rebeca-sampaio-e-sepultado-em-pesqueira-sob-protestos-contra-transfobia

https://liberdade.com.br/2021/08/25/corpo-de-vitima-de-homicidio-em-caruaru-e-encaminhado-para-o-iml-sem-identificacao/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1573480726022631/posts/4247428251961185/

https://www.facebook.com/transviver/posts/1957617641054624

https://www.facebook.com/CARUARUNOTICIASNOFACE/posts/3901812936592102

https://twitter.com/rede_seguranca/status/1432386201068179456

Report added: 26 Aug 2021. Last updated: 10 Oct 2021

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