TDoR 2016 / 2016 / January / 24 / Dani Pereira

Dani Pereira

Age 20

24 Jan 2016
São José do Vale do Rio Preto, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/24-Jan-2016/Dani Pereira

Dani Pereira
Dani Pereira [photo:]

Dani was shot once in the chest. She died on the way to the hospital.

A [trans woman] was killed last Sunday (24), in the Jardim Paraíso neighborhood, in Rio Preto, interior of São Paulo. The victim was shot in the chest area and was rescued but died from her injuries.

According to the 'Gazeta de Rio Preto', the Military Police reported that the [trans woman], named [deadname] Santos Pereira, 20, was rescued by the fire brigade and sent to the Northern Emergency Unit (UPA), where died before arriving.

The body of the girl was sent to the Legal Medical Institute (IML) where she will undergo necroscopic examinations and will be released to family members.

In the police report, witnesses told the military police officers who attended the incident that the young man was a transvestite and was making a point at the corner of Avenida Domingos Falavina and Rua Paschoal de Crescenzo and, moments before the crime saw a silver vehicle near the victim.

TvT partner organisation Grupo Gay da Bahia & Gazeta de Rio Preto, 25.01.2016

Report added: 18 Sep 2018. Last updated: 24 Apr 2021

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