TDoR 2023 / 2023 / August / 13 / Natasha


13 Aug 2023
Salvador, Bahia (Brazil)

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Natasha [photo:]

Natasha's body was found tied on a footbridge with gunshot wounds.

A transvestite, who has not yet been formally identified, was murdered on the first footbridge of Avenida BonocĂ´, towards Pituba, in Salvador , this Sunday afternoon (13). The young woman was tied up and was the victim of several shots.

Initial information indicates that she was taken to the location by several criminals, who after the shooting fled to a path that gives access to the neighborhood of Cosme de Farias. A group of about eight armed men was seen passing by.

Soldiers from the 58th Independent Military Police Company (CIPM) surrounded the site for the arrival of teams from the Department of Homicide and Personal Protection (DHPP), who are already carrying out investigative work. According to the Civil Police, the expertise and removal guides have already been issued, for the work of the Technical Police Department (DPT).

Note that some news reports name Natasha as "Bruna".;-vitimas-foram-assassinadas-por-retaliacao,travesti-e-executada-a-tiros-em-passarela-na-avenida-bonoco,travesti-e-executada-a-tiros-em-passarela-na-avenida-bonoco

Report added: 26 Aug 2023. Last updated: 1 Mar 2024

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