Woman is killed by her boyfriend and suspect flees with the victim’s car in MT, police say | Mato Grosso

Woman is killed by her boyfriend and suspect flees with the victim’s car in MT, police say | Mato Grosso
Woman is killed by her boyfriend and suspect flees with the victim’s car in MT, police say | Mato Grosso
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1 of 2 Victim was identified as Rosângela Oliveira da Silva, aged 49 — Photo: Reproduction
The victim was identified as Rosângela Oliveira da Silva, 49 years old — Photo: Reproduction

A woman, identified like Rosângela Oliveira da Silva, 49 years old, was stabbed to death, inside her home, in Juscimeira, 164 km from Cuiabá, this Tuesday (2). According to the Civil Police, The main suspect in the crime is her boyfriend, identified as Claudenir Ferreira dos Santos, aged 33, who allegedly fled with the victim’s car after the murder. This Wednesday (3), he was arrested on a bus in Bahia.

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The police also reported that Rosângela and Claudemir had been in a relationship for approximately two years and lived together.

According to the incident report, the victim’s son had not been able to speak to his mother since Monday night (1st) and, when he went to her house, he found the glass on the front door broken, at which point he called the Military police.

2 of 2 Suspect of the crime was arrested this Wednesday (3), in Bahia — Photo: Reproduction
Suspect of the crime was arrested this Wednesday (3), in Bahia — Photo: Reproduction

According to the police, when the soldiers entered the house’s backyard, they were able to see, through the window, a body lying in the kitchen. They then broke the padlock to enter the residence, finding that Rosângela was already dead, with several puncture wounds on her body and a knife stuck in her neck.

The police, Neighbors said that on the night of the crime they heard noises and an argument in the house around 8pm. The Official Expertise and Technical Identification (Politec) was called and the Civil Police are investigating the case.

State with the highest rate of femicides

In absolute numbers, there were 46 femicides in 2023. Of these, only 5 women had a protective measure against the aggressor, according to a survey by the Civil Police. The number represents that only 11.9% of men were observed by public security.

How to classify femicide

The Feminicide Law, created in 2015, defines feminicide as the murder of a woman committed for “reasons of female sex status”. The penalty in these cases is 12 to 30 years in prison.

For the murder of a woman to be considered femicide, it must be identified in a context marked by gender inequality. In many cases, victims were going through the cycle of domestic violence, such as physical, psychological and financial violence.

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