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In Brazil, trans woman stoned to death

ARACAJU, Brazil -- A 39-year-old trans woman was stoned to death in the city of Aracaju, Brazil.

The 39-year-old was well known and liked, known locally as “Madonna,” died from her wounds earlier this week, after she was attacked by an unknown group of people with cobblestones.

Madonna, who was birth-name was Amos Chagas Lima, received mortal blows and was admitted to a hospital in Aracaju, the capital of the state of Sergipe, Brazil, in the early hours of Friday last week. She died four days later from severe head injuries.

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