TDoR 2017 / 2016 / November / 03 / Lorena


3 Nov 2016
Arapiraca, Alagoas (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/3-Nov-2016/Lorena


Lorena was shot several times outside a bar on Rua Antônio Pituba in the Ouro Preto neighborhood of Arapiraca. She died at the scene.

A [trans woman] was murdered on the morning of Thursday (3), near a bar, on Rua Antônio Pituba, in the neighborhood of Ouro Preto, Arapiraca. According to the first reports, the victim identified only as Lorena, was hit by several gunshots and died at the scene.

Lorena had a knife around her waist and, according to folk, practiced small thefts in the area. One of them would have happened minutes before being hit by the shots, which hit her head and leg.

The Mobile Emergency Response Service (Samu) was called, but the victim died on the spot.

Report added: 1 Sep 2018. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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