TDoR 2022 / 2022 / May / 13 / Bruna


13 May 2022
Lagoa Grande, Pernambuco (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/tdor2022/13-May-2022/Bruna

Bruna [photo:]

Bruna was shot on the afternoon of Friday 13th May.

On the afternoon of this Friday (13/05) another scene of violence was recorded in the city of Lagoa Grande, in the Sertão de Pernambuco.

According to information passed on to the Blog Notícias em Destaque, a young [trans woman] was murdered in the attack, in the Red District area known as Lixão.

According to popular reports, the victim identified as Bruna, was shot by firearms, and died at the scene.

The Military Police and the IML (Forensic Medical Institute) were called to attend the scene and carry out all the usual procedures.

At the moment the authorship and motivations of the crime are unknown. The case will be investigated by the Civil Police.

Report added: 14 May 2022. Last updated: 8 Nov 2022

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