TDoR 2022 / 2022 / April / 19 / Renata Cavalcante/Renata Ferraz

Renata Cavalcante/Renata Ferraz

Age 16

19 Apr 2022
São José de Espinharas, Paraíba (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/tdor2022/19-Apr-2022/Renata Ferraz

Renata Cavalcante/Renata Ferraz
Renata Cavalcante/Renata Ferraz [photo:]

Renata's body was found on a side road near the PB-275 highway. She had earlier left her home saying she was going out to a party with friends.

The body of 16-year-old Renata Cavalcante, who was found dead on the banks of the PB-275 highway, was released from forensic analysis and buried under strong commotion, on the afternoon of this Thursday (21), in the Belo Horizonte neighborhood, in Patos, in the Sera da Paraíba.

As learned by Notícia Paraíba, Renata disappeared after saying that she was going to a party with friends last Saturday night (16th), and, as the teenager did not usually leave the house and stay out for so long without news, worried family members registered a police report about her disappearance, on Monday (18).

The Civil Police began an investigation process and found the young woman dead last Tuesday (19), on the banks of the state highway which connects Patos to the Municipality of São José de Espinharas. Her body was already showing signs of decomposition.

Renata's body underwent forensic examinations at the Instituto de Polícia Científica (IPC) in Cajazeiras and was buried at around 4 pm, this Thursday, in a municipal cemetery, with commotion from family and friends.

A suspect was arrested on Sunday 24th April.

The Civil Police, through the Homicide and Narcotics Police Station (DHE), arrested, this Sunday (24), a suspect involved in the death of 16-year-old transsexual [woman] Renata Ferraz, whose body was found on state highway PB-275, between Patos and São José de Espinharas on the afternoon of April 19.

According to delegate Carlos Seabra, the police carried out search and seizure warrants in the São Sebastião neighborhood, where the vehicle used to take the victim to the place where her body was abandoned was found. The car was examined, and a temporary arrest warrant served against one of those being investigated for the crime, who was at home, in the Belo Horizonte neighborhood in the city of Patos.

Report added: 22 Apr 2022. Last updated: 13 Jul 2023

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