TDoR 2024 / 2023 / November / 08 / Martinha


8 Nov 2023
Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil)


Martinha's body was found lying on a pavement on the morning of Wednesday 8th November. She had been stabbed in the abdomen.

In the early hours of this Wednesday morning (8), a transsexual woman, identified only as Martinha, was found dead and with signs of a stab wound in the abdomen, on Rua José Anache, in Mata do Jacinto, in Campo Grande.

According to information collected by the report, the victim is homeless and a drug user. Neighbors reported that they did not hear anything during the night and early morning, and even saw her walking normally through the streets of the neighborhood on Tuesday night (7).

One of the residents of the street arrived at around 1 am, but did not see anything unusual. However, at around 7am, a second neighbor reportedly saw Martinha lying down and, when trying to check if she needed help, noticed the presence of blood in the area around her stomach.

Therefore, he called the Military Police, who isolated the crime scene and awaited the arrival of the Scientific Police and the Civil Police.

According to JD1 Notícias , the victim may have been stabbed at another location, as there are blood marks on the asphalt and especially on the sidewalk where she fell.

Report added: 12 Nov 2023. Last updated: 25 Nov 2023

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