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Rayalla Eskarlett Santana ("Hayalla")

Age 22

15 Nov 2023
Jaboatão dos Guararapes, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Rayalla Eskarlett Santana ("Hayalla")
Rayalla Eskarlett Santana ("Hayalla") [photo:]

Rayalla reportedly died by suicide after struggling with depression.

The Department of Homicide and Personal Protection (DHPP) is investigating yet another death of a trans woman in Greater Recife.

The victim's body was found on the banks of a stream, in the neighborhood of Engenho Velho, in Jaboatão dos Guararapes, in the Metropolitan Region of Recife.

The case happened on Wednesday (15), but was confirmed by the Civil Police of Pernambuco (PCPE) this Thursday (16).

The victim, preliminarily identified only as Hayalla, aged 25, was found dead by residents of the area, who called the police.

The case was registered at the Prazeres Police Station. According to the police press office, the case is treated as “a death to be clarified”.

The corporation did not provide further details about the case, but stated that an inquiry was opened to investigate the case.

After examination carried out by experts from the Institute of Criminalistics (IC), the victim's body was sent to the Institute of Legal Medicine (IML), in the Santo Amaro neighborhood, in the Central area of Recife.

Rayalla's Facebook profile is

Report added: 17 Nov 2023. Last updated: 3 Dec 2023

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