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Fernanda Coelhinha

30 Jun 2020
Pacajá, Pará (Brazil)

Fernanda Coelhinha
Fernanda Coelhinha [photo:]

Fernanda was shot twice in the chest while she was sitting outside a bar with a companion. She died at the scene.

It was around 11 pm yesterday, Tuesday (30/06/2020), when witnesses called the Pacaja Military Police Barracks reporting that two unidentified men had shot a person on rua Bom Sossego in the Alto Bonito neighborhood.

The victim was a [trans woman] who has been identified as [deadname] da Silva and who was known as Fernanda Coelhinha. According to information the victim was sitting in front of the bar where she lived with her companion, when she was shot twice in the chest region.

Samu was called but the victim could not resist her injuries and died at the scene.

Report added: 14 Jul 2020. Last updated: 20 Jul 2020

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