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Sabrina Souza Sales

Age 25

24 Jul 2016
Luiz Eduardo Magalhaes, Bahia (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/25-Jul-2016/Sabrina

Sabrina Souza Sales
Sabrina Souza Sales [photo:]

Sabrina was found dead at Rua José de Alencar on the morning of Sunday 24th July. She was naked from the waist down and had beating marks on her head, neck, and face.

A [trans woman] was found dead in the city of Luís Eduardo Magalhães, in the western region of Bahia. According to information from the Civil Police station of the municipality, the body of 32-year-old Sabrina Souza was found on Sunday morning (24), at Rua José de Alencar, a place away from the city center. This is the 21st case of the death of LGBT people in Bahia this year alone. According to Leonardo Almeida Mendes, the chief delegate of Luís Eduardo Magalhães, everything suggests that Sabrina was beaten to death. “The victim had no gunshot or stab wounds [knives], but she suffered a profound blow to the head.”

Sabrina had graduated as a Nursing Technician in the 2013 class of the Territorial Centre Eduacação of Bahia Professional - CETEP and practiced at West Hospital in Barreiras.

TvT partner organisation Rede Trans Brasil & Fernando Pop, 25.07.2016,travesti-e-encontrada-morta-em-terreno-abandonado.html

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

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