TDoR 2016 / 2016 / June / 29 / Daiane Brasil

Daiane Brasil

Age 36

29 Jun 2016
Uberaba, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/29-Jun-2016/Daiane Brasil

Daiane Brasil

Daiane was shot four times in front of her house by unidentified assailants who fled on a motorcycle.

Military police reported another homicide in the city, where a [trans woman] was shot dead at the door of her residence in the residential neighborhood 2000.

According to information from a witness, who was at thei residence on rua Antonio Francisco Alves in the company of their [sister] identified as [deadname] Rosa, 36, who was known as Daiane Brasil. According to E., [Daiane] said that if she was wanted by a blonde woman known as "Valeria", they were to say that she was not at home.

Minutes after talking with E., [Daiane] got a call on her cell phone, and after answering it, she went to the door of the residence and began talking to unidentified people. She was then shot 4 times by unidentified assailants who fled at high speed on a motorcycle heading for the BR-262 highway. Witnesses who heard the gunshots came out on the doorstep, along with Witness E., and saw [Daiane] lying on the doorstep bleeding heavily and calling for help.

TvT partner organisation Rede Trans Brasil & Jornal de Uberaba, 29.06.2016

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

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