TDoR 2016 / 2016 / May / 02 / Pâmella Beatriz Leão

Pâmella Beatriz Leão

Age 21

2 May 2016
Teresina, Piauí (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/2-May-2016/Pamella Leao

Pâmella Beatriz Leão
Pâmella Beatriz Leão [photo:]

Pâmella was shot while dancing at a party on 30th January. She died in hospital three months later.

A 17 year old girl admitted having shot her accidentally. Tragically, it appears that the gun belonged to a police officer who had lost it at the venue.

[Pamela] was hospitalized in a serious condition at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) since January 30, when she was admitted to the hospital after being shot in the head during the Corsican.

At the time, police said the [trans woman] was hit while dancing the choreography of the song "Paredão Metralhadora".

The .40 pistol that would be from a policeman who was on duty at the event. In the testimony, the policeman alleged the weapon was stolen on the day of the event, but did not report to the superior nor registered a police report.

TvT partner organisation Rede Trans Brasil & G1, 03.05.2016

Report added: 18 Sep 2018. Last updated: 30 Mar 2022

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