TDoR 2021 / 2021 / August / 26 / Ana Paula Lopes dos Santos

Ana Paula Lopes dos Santos

Age 22

26 Aug 2021
Brasília, Distrito Federal (Brazil)

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Ana Paula Lopes dos Santos
Ana Paula Lopes dos Santos [photo:]

Ana's body was found with a gunshot wound to the head near the Canadian embassy on the morning of Thursday 26th August. It is suspected that she was killed by a client.

The body of a woman was found this Thursday morning (26), at the Southern Embassies Sector, in Brasília. According to the Civil Police, the victim is a [trans woman] and had a gunshot wound to his head. Nobody was arrested.

A man passing by the site, near the Canadian embassy, found the victim down and called the police at around 6:00 am. According to police chief Marcelo Portela, who is investigating the case, forensic experts found condoms and lubricants at the site, which is located on 803 Sul.

The woman has already been identified, but her name was not disclosed. The 1st Police Station, in Asa Sul, registered the case as a homicide.

Ana Paula was born in Porto Velho, Rondônia, and had moved to the capital of the Republic to work as a makeup artist, but ended up doing sex work to survive.

Report added: 27 Aug 2021. Last updated: 12 Nov 2021

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