TDoR 2020 / 2020 / June / 24 / Renatynha Valadares

Renatynha Valadares

Age 23

24 Jun 2020
Aparecida de Goiânia, Goiás (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/25-Jun-2020/Name Unknown

Renatynha Valadares
Renatynha Valadares [photo:]

Renatynha was pulled from a car by her hair and stabbed several times. She died in an alley close to her home.

A 23-year-old [trans woman] was killed stabbed in an alley in Aparecida de Goiânia, Metropolitan Region of the capital. According to the police, she reportedly arrived home after an application race when she was pulled out of her car by her hair and, struck, was injured several times. The suspect in the crime is another transvestite, 19, who was arrested.

The crime occurred on the afternoon of last Wednesday (24), in the Garavelo Sector. According to police officer Álvaro Bueno, the motive for the crime was competition over prostitution points in the area. He claimed that the suspect confessed to committing the murder.

The victim was hit in the back, abdomen and legs. Injured, she ran for 30 meters, but fell unconscious. Firefighters were called, but she died at the scene.

The suspect was arrested by the Military Police near the crime scene. The knife used by her in the murder was also seized.

Although none of the news reports identified her, a post ( to the Brazilian Facebook group PGM suggests her name was Renatynha Valadares. Renatynha's Facebook and Instagram profiles are and

Report added: 5 Jul 2020. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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