TDoR 2015 / 2015 / July / 23 / J. Salino Galeano

J. Salino Galeano

Age 32

23 Jul 2015
Catalão, Goiás (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/23-Sep-2015/J. Salino Galeano

J. Salino Galeano
J. Salino Galeano [photo:]

J. was shot near a filling station on the BR-050 highway at around 9pm on Wednesday 23rd July.

A [trans woman] was murdered this Wednesday night (23), around 21:00, near a gas station located on the BR-050 highway in Catalão.

According to information, the [trans woman] was shot several times. The victim was identified as [deadname] Salino Galeano, 32 years old, and was taken to the Emergency Room of Santa Casa de Catalão by the Fire Department. She died from her injuries.

The homicide occurred in the Federal Highway Police (PRF) assignment area. The Police are investigating the occurrence to determine the motive and authorship of the crime. It is suspected is that the crime was related to drug trafficking.

Note that J.'s murder was incorrectly included in a list of trans murder victims during 2020 compiled by Observatório Trans. Her murder actually took place in 2015.

16 - J. Salino Galeano, 32 years old, Catalão, Goiás (Brazil) - 23/07/2020

TvT partner organization Grupo Gay da Bahia & Planato JTI 24.09.2015 & Diario de Goias 24.09.2015,MTcyNTk.html

Report added: 31 Oct 2018. Last updated: 28 Feb 2021

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