TDoR 2022 / 2022 / May / 25 / Bianca Machado Rodrigues

Bianca Machado Rodrigues

Age 33

25 May 2022
Aparecida de Goiânia, Goiás (Brazil)
Suffocated and dismembered

TDoR list ref: tgeu/tdor2022/25-May-2022/Bianca Machado

Bianca Machado Rodrigues
Bianca Machado Rodrigues [photo:]

Bianca's dismembered body was found three days after she had disappeared on Sunday 22nd May. Shortly afterwards her ex-partner was arrested and confessed to killing her.

A man was arrested on suspicion of killing, dismembering and burying the body of [trans woman] Bianca Machado Rodrigues in Aparecida de Goiânia, in the Metropolitan Region of the capital. The Civil Police found part of the body hidden under a sofa in his house, and the rest in a closed forest. The man's name was not revealed by the Civil Police.

The police discovered that the suspect was the [trans woman's] ex-boyfriend. He was arrested on Wednesday (25) and confessed to the crime, before showing where the body parts were hidden. The motive has not yet been disclosed.

The police investigation was able to establish that the victim was killed by asphyxiation and dismembered by her ex-boyfriend at the suspect's house, in the Jardim das Esmeraldas Sector of Aparecida de Goiânia.

After leaving his residence, the victim was to go to the beauty salon where she worked as a hairdresser, but was not seen again and did not make contact with friends and family.

Bianca's ex-boyfriend was indicted for femicide and concealment of a corpse.

The Civil Police of Goiás concluded, this Friday (3), the investigation into the murder of hairdresser Bianca Machado Rodrigues, 33, which took place in Aparecida de Goiânia. The 29-year-old suspect in the crime is her ex-boyfriend and confessed to killing and dismembering the victim. He was indicted for the crimes of femicide and concealment of a corpse.

The defendant was arrested at his home, in Jardim das Esmeraldas, on May 25, after police investigations identified him as the main suspect of being the author of the crime.

Asked why he killed Bianca, the man said he had no motive. Acccording to Ana Paula Machado, the delegate responsible for the case “He claims that he had no motive and that he simply looked at her and felt angry. He proved to be an extremely cold person and showed no regrets”.

Report added: 27 May 2022. Last updated: 24 Dec 2022

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