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Vivian Maldonado

Age 32

8 Oct 2023
Luziânia, Goiás (Brazil)

Vivian Maldonado
Vivian Maldonado [photo:]

Vivian was stabbed by her ex-boyfriend, reportedly after an argument. He was arrested and confessed to the crime.

A 32-year-old trans woman was brutally murdered with a knife in the early hours of this Sunday (8/10). The case took place in Luziânia, on the outskirts of the Federal District.

The victim's body was found by military police from Goiás (PMGO) on a public road in the Santa Luzia neighborhood, in the city in Goiás. According to reports, she was bloody and had “several puncture wounds”.

As stated in the police report, the victim was identified by her sister, who indicated Matheus de Jesus Rodrigues as the perpetrator of the crime, with whom the trans woman had had an emotional relationship for 15 years.

Report added: 17 Oct 2023. Last updated: 5 Nov 2023

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