TDoR 2023 / 2023 / July / 13 / R. L. da Silva Júnior

R. L. da Silva Júnior

Age 22

13 Jul 2023
Quixadá, Ceará (Brazil)

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R. L. da Silva Júnior

R.'s body was found dead with gunshot wounds. Their social name was not reported.

Quixadá: A travesti was found dead in the middle of an avenue early this Thursday (13). According to the Military Police, the victim was dressed in women's underwear and had an electronic anklet.

At least five bullet marks were found on the victim's body, identified as [possible deadname]. Revista Central found that [possible deadname] was 22 years old, and had already worked in the police, having been arrested in 2022 for drug trafficking. In the Capital, they had already answered for crimes of trafficking and reception.

The body was found lifeless on Avenida dos Estados Unidos, on the stretch near Cagece. Still according to the Police, a member of the public called to report that they had heard gunshots, and then found a fallen person. After arriving at the scene, the police confirmed the death.

Report added: 30 Jul 2023. Last updated: 1 Mar 2024

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