TDoR 2023 / 2022 / October / 18 / Victória Jakson

Victória Jakson

Age 37

18 Oct 2022
Presidente Epitácio, São Paulo (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/tdor2023/18-Oct-2022/Victória Jackson

Victória Jakson
Victória Jakson [photo:]

Victória was stabbed in the back 'after a disagreement. A 39 year-old man was arrested for aggravated homicide.

A 39-year-old man was arrested in the act this Tuesday (18) for murder against a 37-year-old [trans woman] after a disagreement in a public square, downtown, in Presidente Epitácio .

According to information from the Civil Police, the person involved and the victim had a disagreement and there was an argument at the bus subterminal, and the alleged perpetrator returned to the scene with two knives and a pocketknife.

The man punched the victim in the back. The police are awaiting an autopsy report to find out which of the sharp objects was used in the crime. The suspect also wounded a second man, 41, who tried to remove his knives. The second victim was referred to receive medical attention “apparently without risk of death”, according to the Civil Police.

According to the police, the crime is not homophobic. The person involved was arrested in flagrante delicto for aggravated homicide.

Report added: 22 Oct 2022. Last updated: 9 Nov 2023

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