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Cássia Vieira

Age 45

5 May 2024
Uberlândia, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Cássia Vieira
Cássia Vieira [photo:]

Cássia's body was found in her home on Sunday 5th May 2024. Her ex-boyfriend confessed to stabbing her three days earlier.

45-year-old trans woman was found dead inside her own home in Uberlândia, in Triângulo Mineiro, this Sunday (May 5). A 27-year-old man, who had an extramarital relationship with the victim, confessed to the crime and was arrested by the Military Police (PM). He used a pocket knife to stab the woman nine times.

The crime occurred on Thursday (May 2), but the victim was only located on Sunday, after the neighbor became suspicious of the absence of movement in the residence and called the police. When officers arrived at the scene, they noticed a strong odor. There was electronic equipment turned on. The victim's body was in a bedroom.

Once called, the expert identified nine puncture wounds on the victim's body: seven on the neck, one on the chest and one on the abdomen. According to witness testimony, the woman had reported a troubled relationship with the suspect. In the system, the police also found instances of fights involving the two.

Given the information, the police went to the suspect's house, where he was located and arrested this Monday (6), while he arrived by car with his wife. The man said that he had been in an extramarital relationship for four months and that, recently, he had decided to end the relationship with his lover.

He told the police that he used a pocket knife to commit the crime and that he discarded the weapon and the blouse he was wearing on the day of the crime in a deserted place. Arrested in the act, he was taken to the Civil Police station, responsible for investigating the case.!

Report added: 9 May 2024. Last updated: 21 May 2024

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