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Sabrina Kalegary

Age 33

21 Apr 2022
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)
Beaten and stabbed

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Sabrina Kalegary
Sabrina Kalegary [photo:]

Sabrina was killed by her abusive partner. He was arrested after her attacker's mother reported the crime to the police.

A trans woman was murdered by her partner, around 6 am this Thursday (21), in the Mantiqueira neighborhood, Venda Nova region, in Belo Horizonte. She was 33 years old and was stabbed with a knife, as well as a blow to the head. The author, 27, attacked her after suspecting that she was involved with someone else. The man confessed to the crime and was arrested.

According to the Military Police, the boy came home telling his mother that he had murdered the victim. After the woman called the police, he left the residence and returned only later, at which point he was questioned by the military police and ended up confessing to the crime.

The suspect claims that he acted passionately because he saw the victim with someone else. According to information from the PM, the young man has criminal records for drug trafficking and theft.

The victim was found lying on the bed, with a stab wound to the chest. The SAMU (Mobile Emergency Care Service) found the death at the scene of the crime. In a note to BHAZ ( read below in full ), the Civil Police informs that the body underwent the analysis of the expertise and was removed to the IML (Forensic Medical Institute) for autopsy examination. The suspect was taken to the State Central of Digital Duty.

Sabrina's partner had previously threatened her.

The elderly woman told TV Globo that her son was threatening the victim.

"He told Sabrina that if she betrayed him, he would kill her. She wouldn't leave my house, she helped me with things. They were together for 2 and a half years, she said she loved my son. He takes medicine to treat problems psychological problems. They lived together, I liked her a lot, I'm very sad", said the mother of the suspect who asked not to be identified.


Report added: 22 Apr 2022. Last updated: 8 Nov 2022

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