TDoR 2015 / 2015 / June / 29 / Bruna Mendes de Jesus

Bruna Mendes de Jesus

Age 27

29 Jun 2015
Itapebi, Bahia (Brazil)

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Bruna Mendes de Jesus
Bruna Mendes de Jesus [photo:]

Bruna was executed by a gang of men who arrived at the bar she was in on motorcycles and asked fro her by name.

A murder was registered late on Monday (29) at about 20.30, in a bar located on the street Silvio Toston Junior, in the municipality of Itapebi.

According to police information, the victim is [deadname] Mendes de Jesus, 27, better known as the [trans woman] "Bruna", a native of Eunápolis. Six men arrived at the bar on 3 motorcycles, with pistols and machine guns. Two of them went into the bar and asked for the victim, who was in a room putting on her makeup. Bruna tried to run into a kitchen, but was shot several times. She died at the scene.

The suspects fled shortly after committing the crime. Police were called but could not locate the suspects.

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

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