TDoR 2011 / 2010 / December / 20 / Lady Oscar (Oscar Martinez Salgado)

Lady Oscar (Oscar Martinez Salgado)

Age 45

20 Dec 2010
Tegucigalpa, Distrito Central (Honduras)

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Lady Oscar (Oscar Martinez Salgado)

Lady Oscar was killed in her own apartment in Barrio El Rincon and set on fire. Her body showed wounds of several stab wounds.

Neighbours reported to have seen two men running out of the apartment after it was set on fire, around 1 am. Relatives assume that Lady Oscar was stabbed and subsequently burnt. They say that no valuables were in the apartment, and that a month earlier, three men called Pununao, Loretao and Chamorrao attacked Lady Oscar and injured her in the throat.

‘Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide’ research project: El Heraldo, online journal, 23.12.2010; IGLHRC website, 10.1.2011

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