Brenda Mendes Paes
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