TDoR 2023 / 2023 / March / 09 / Amanda Rodrigues Ribeiro

Amanda Rodrigues Ribeiro

Age 38

9 Mar 2023
São João da Barra, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

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Amanda Rodrigues Ribeiro
Amanda Rodrigues Ribeiro [photo:]

Amanda died after entering a residence to ask for water and help following a beating by unidentified assailants.

A trans woman, known as Amanda, 39 years old, was found dead on the balcony of a residence last Thursday night (09) on Avenida Afonso Nunes, on the other side of the lagoon, in Grussaí, district of São João da Barra.

According to information from the Military Police, the victim was found with blood marks on his legs, with signs of beating. [After being attacked] she had entered a house asking for water and help, then fell to the ground.

An ambulance was called, but the victim could not resist and died at the scene. There is still no information about the motivation and authorship of the crime. The body was taken to the Legal Medical Institute (IML) in Campos.

Police officers carried out searches in the region, but no one was detained as of this writing. The case was registered at the 145th Police Station.

Report added: 11 Mar 2023. Last updated: 9 Nov 2023

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