TDoR 2023 / 2022 / November / 05 / Carla Pereira

Carla Pereira

Age 41-50

5 Nov 2022
Teresina, Piauí (Brazil)

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Carla Pereira
Carla Pereira [photo:]

Carla's body was found on her bed in her home on the morning of Saturday 5th November. She had been beaten to death with a pickaxe.

A [trans woman] identified as Carla, with the registered name [deadname] Pereira da Silva, was found dead inside the house, on top of her bed, this Saturday morning (05) at Residencial Eduardo Costa, located in the south of Teresina. According to the forensics, the victim was killed with a pickaxe to the head.

Neighbors told GP1 that the victim, who works as a hairdresser, was currently living with a person known as Roberto. Neighbors also stated that the two began to argue a lot and fights became frequent between the two. The last record of discussion made by a security guard, who was a fight this Friday night (04) between Carla and Roberto.

This morning, people ended up finding Carla lifeless on the bed, with her body wrapped in a sheet, and called the Military Police of Piauí. The area was cordoned off for the work of experts from the Department of Technical-Scientific Police, together with officers from the Department of Homicide and Protection of Persons ( DHPP ).

There is no information on Roberto's whereabouts. The DHPP will investigate the circumstances of Carla's death to rule out whether or not her current partner was involved in the crime.

On Tuesday 24th January 2023 Roberto Lima da Costa was arrested for Carla's murder.

Report added: 5 Nov 2022. Last updated: 9 Nov 2023

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