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Noel Rodrigues Santos

Age 20

2 Mar 2024
São Cristóvão, Sergipe (Brazil)

Noel Rodrigues Santos
Noel Rodrigues Santos [photo:]

Noel died after starting a fire in his prison cell.

The Department of Justice and Consumer Protection (Sejuc) informs that late in the morning of last Tuesday, 26th, around 12 pm, the health team at the Manoel Carvalho Neto Penitentiary Complex (Copemcan) was called for medical assistance a 20-year-old transsexual inmate, who allegedly attempted to kill himself by wrapping himself in a mattress and then setting it on fire.

Immediately, she was taken to the unit's infirmary for first care. In parallel, Samu was also called, taking her to the Sergipe Emergency Hospital (Huse), where she received specialized medical care. However, due to the severity of the injuries caused by the fire, unfortunately the inmate ended up dying on the morning of Saturday, 2nd.

After the death was confirmed, the body was rescued by teams from the Legal Medical Institute (IML), for forensic examination and subsequent investigation, which will be the responsibility of the Civil Police.

Report added: 20 Mar 2024. Last updated: 5 Apr 2024

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