19 May 2022 Blumenau, Santa Catarina (Brazil) Shot
TDoR list ref: tgeu/tdor2022/19-May-2022/Mônica Ribeiro
Mônica was shot several times by an assailant riding a motorcycle.
A [trans woman] was shot dead on Thursday night (19) in Blumenau. According to preliminary information, the victim is approximately 35 years old and was at a bus stop when she was shot. There is currently no information about the killer.
The crime was recorded around 10:45 pm on Rua Engenheiro Udo Deeke , in the Salto do Norte neighborhood. According to witnesses, the criminal arrived at the scene on a motorcycle and shot several times at the victim, who died at the scene. According to witnesses shortly after, the suspect fled the scene after the crime.
Military Police garrisons are in the region searching for the killer. Meanwhile, teams from the General Institute of Forensics (IGP) gather information at the scene of the occurrence. The victim's body will be sent to the Legal Medical Institute (IML) , and the case will be investigated by the Civil Police.
Two people were subsequently detained for her murder.
It was found that Mônica Ribeiro Bruno, 36, was killed in Blumenau in May this year due to a dispute over [sex work]. The Civil Police investigation was completed and agents identified the motive and two suspects: the man who fired the shots, 31, and the instigator, 29.
In view of the finding, the Civil Police represented for the preventive arrest of the duo, but only the principal was detained - on September 2. The executioner remains on the run.
The police investigation has indicted the two for aggravated murder.