TDoR 2024 / 2023 / December / 10 / N. B. da Silva

N. B. da Silva

Age 23

10 Dec 2023
João Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil)

N. B. da Silva
N. B. da Silva [photo:]

The victim's body was found dead with signs of violence. Her social name is not known.

A [trans woman] was found dead, with signs of violence, this Sunday morning (10), in the Mandacaru neighborhood, in João Pessoa. The victim was identified as [deadname] da Silva, aged 23.

The [trans woman's] body was found on the ground on a public street in the neighborhood. According to the Civil Police, the victim was involved in drug trafficking and had been tortured and dragged before being killed.

The Institute of Scientific Expertise (IPC) was at the scene and collected elements and evidence that could help to elucidate the crime. Initially, it is believed that more than two people participated in the criminal action.

The expert also identified that there was more than one firearm and ammunition fired from a 44 rifle that would have been used to execute the [trans woman].

The Civil Police Homicide Department will investigate the case. No suspects were found or identified. At the scene experts were unable to locate security cameras or even witnesses.

Report added: 15 Dec 2023. Last updated: 21 Dec 2023

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