11 Jun 2023
Betim, Minas Gerais (Brazil)
TDoR list ref: tgeu/tdor2023/11-Jun-2023/Name Unknown
The body of the victim was found on a railway line in the Alterosa 1° Seção neighborhood of Betim. Her identity is not known.
A [trans woman] was found dead on a railway line in the Alterosa 1° Seção neighborhood of Betim, in the metropolitan region of Belo Horizonte. The body was found there by a resident this Sunday morning (11). One of the suspicions is that she may have been run over by a train, but the causes will be investigated.
The man who found the victim reported that he went to work, around 7am, when he saw an elderly woman crying and screaming, close to the train track. As he approached, he realized that the woman was scared, having seen her body. The man called Samu, who confirmed the death upon arriving at the scene.
The investigation was carried out by the Civil Police and the Military Police were also at the scene. Investigations into the circumstances of the death are ongoing. The victim has not yet been identified.