15 Mar 2022
Raposa, Maranhão (Brazil)
TDoR list ref: tgeu/tdor2022/15-Mar-2022/Soraia
Soraia was stabbed in her home, which her assailants then robbed before fleeing.
A 59-year-old [trans woman] was killed on Tuesday night (15), in the Vila Maresia neighborhood of Raposa, a city located in the Metropolitan Region of São Luís. With the death of the victim, she becomes the fourth [trans woman] murdered in a four-month interval in Maranhão.
According to the Military Police, the victim was identified as Soraia and worked as a hairdresser. She had her home invaded by criminals and was stabbed to death. The suspects fled the scene with the victim's personal belongings. The [trans woman's] body was found by neighbors who called the Military Police. As of Thursday, no one had been arrested.