Brenda Mendes Paes

 

 

Age: 31

 

Summary: Brazilian transsexual prostitute who had been linked to a sex and drugs scandal which brought down the prominent Italian politician Piero Marrazzo earlier this year, in which the centre-Left politician initially denied any involvement in the scandal when it broke last month, but days later was forced to resign as the governor of Lazio province after admitting that he had been a client of at least three prostitutes and took cocaine with them.

 

 

Cause of Death: Burned to death in an apparent arson attack

 

Born: November 28, 1977

 

Died: November 20, 2009

 

Location: Rome, Italy