13 Apr 2023
Diorama, Goiás (Brazil)
TDoR list ref: tgeu/tdor2023/13-Apr-2023/Name Unknown
The victim died in hospital after being shot multiple times by an assailant who had called her out of her home. Her name was not reported.
The Civil Police is investigating the case of a 40-year-old trans woman shot dead in Diorama, in the western region of Goiás. The crime took place early this Thursday (13). The suspect would have fired about ten shots from a shotgun at the victim. She was taken to the hospital, but succumbed to her injuries. The suspect was not arrested.
According to the Military Police, the suspect went to the woman's house and called her by name. As the victim walked out onto the street, she was hit by gunfire.
The suspect fled, but this Thursday morning (13) he asked his lawyer to contact the Civil Police, informing him that he would give a statement.
The g1 was unable to contact the suspect's defense so that he could position himself on what happened.
Deputy Bruno de Paula Ferreira, responsible for the investigation, said that based on the suspect's testimony, the police hope to discover the motivation for the crime. Meanwhile, other steps are being taken to gather more information about the case.