TDoR 2016 / 2016 / May / 04 / A. Pessoa da Silva

A. Pessoa da Silva

Age 22

4 May 2016
Joao Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/4-May-2016/A. Pessoa da Silva

A. Pessoa da Silva
A. Pessoa da Silva [photo:]

A. was shot in the head close to his home. According to anonymous information, the victim had involvement with drug trafficking in the neighborhood.

Drug user killed with multiple shots at Rangel

The victim identified by [deadname] Pessoa da Silva, 22, was a resident of the same neighborhood where he was murdered.

According to police, around 12:40 pm residents of Napoleon Laureno Street heard the sound of gunshots and called the police. When they arrived at the scene, they came across the body of the young [man] already dead. Shots hit the head, suggesting that it was an execution

Relatives of the victim had been at the scene and reported that [deadname] had no enemies, had not been threatened with death and was well-liked in the locality.

The family also reported that he was a drug addict, was also homosexual and was coming to his house when he was executed.

TvT partner organisation Rede Trans Brasil &, 04.05.2016

Report added: 18 Sep 2018. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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