TDoR 2020 / 2019 / October / 09 / Michelle Almeida Caetano Da Silva

Michelle Almeida Caetano Da Silva

Age 31

9 Oct 2019
União dos Palmares, Alagoas (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/9-Oct-2019/Michelly Almeida

Michelle Almeida Caetano Da Silva
Michelle Almeida Caetano Da Silva [photo:]

Michelle's decomposed and bloodied body was found by neighbours in a residence on rua Santa Tereza in the Costa E Silva neighborhood. The cause of her death is unknown.

On the morning of this Wednesday (9), a body in advanced state of decomposition was found inside a residence located on Rua Santa Tereza, in Barrio Costa E Silva in the municipality of União dos Palmares.

Officers of the 2TH MILITARY POLICE (2° bpm) reported that [deadname] Caetano Da Silva, 31 years old, was found by neighbors, who missed her. She was found death in one of the rooms of the residence where she lived. The cause of her death is still unknown.

Due to the advanced state of decomposition, it was not possible to identify if there were marks of violence in the body Witnesses reported to br104 that she worked at an inn in the city, and had been last seen last Saturday (5).

"She worked at night in an inn and from there to here, we didn't see her anymore. Today, a neighbor went to the door, knocked and smelt a bad smell. We broke into the door and came across her body fallen and bloodied", reported a resident, who asked not to be identified.

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Report added: 18 Oct 2019. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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