Name UnknownAge 26
17 Oct 2021
Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)
The victim was shot in the head. A retired police officer was subsequently arrested for her murder.
A 26-year-old transsexual woman was shot in the head in Porto Alegre and the main suspect in the crime is a retired military police officer. He was preventively arrested this Tuesday (26) in Cidreira, on the North Coast of Rio Grande do Sul, and reportedly confessed responsibility for the murder to the Civil Police.
The case was investigated by the 5th Precinct for Homicide and Protection of Persons after the victim's disappearance was registered by family members on the 19th. According to the police, the woman was killed on October 17th.
The suspect claimed self-defense, saying that the victim had broken into his car to try to rob him and that she was armed with a knife. The alleged attempted robbery took place at a prostitution point on an avenue in the northern part of the Capital. After having shot the woman, the suspect stated that he abandoned the body in a desert area of the Industrial District of Alvorada, in the Metropolitan Region, on the banks of the ERS-118, and fled to the coast. The corpse was located last Friday afternoon (22).