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Priscila Soares da Silva

Age 23

29 May 2015
Dois Riachos, Alagoas (Brazil)

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Priscila Soares da Silva

Priscilla was shot dead by two men on a motorcycle. She was a person of colour.

Police are investigating the murder of a [trans woman] killed on Friday night (29), in the town of Dois Riachos, in the Sertão de Alagoas. The 23-year-old victim was shot dead as she drove down Frei Damião Avenue, in a square in the city center.

According to witnesses, two men reportedly approached Priscila and shot her. The criminals opened fire and then fled. The characteristics of the bike were not noted by passersby and tried to help Priscilla, but realized that she was dead.

TvT partner organization Grupo Gay da Bahia & Sertão 24Horas 30.05.2015

Report added: 31 Oct 2018. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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