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Dr Patrícia Targino Dutra

2 Aug 2021
Natal, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)
Possible suicide

Dr Patrícia Targino Dutra
Dr Patrícia Targino Dutra [photo:]

Patrícia was found dead in a hotel room. The cause of her death is uknown, but rumours suggest suicide.

Doctor Patrícia Targino Dutra, who worked at the Basic Health Unit (UBS) of the community of Manimbu, in São José de Mipibu, was found dead this Monday afternoon (2), in a hotel room on praia Ponta Negra in Natal.

According to preliminary information, the doctor was trans and rented a room at the hotel last night.

Also according to information, Patrícia, who was born in Mossoró, also had her service provided at Hospital do Seridó, in Caicó, until the month of March this year, and in Natal.

Despite rumors that the doctor took her own life after taking medicine, the cause of death is not really known. Teams from the Civil Police and the Technical-Scientific Institute of Expertise of Rio Grande do Norte (ITEP) were at the site. With information from Glaucia Lima.

Our feelings go out to friends and family in this time of pain and loss. May God comfort your hearts.

Report added: 11 Aug 2021. Last updated: 12 Nov 2021

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