TDoR 2011 / 2011 / February / 14 / Moni (Roberto Marcos) Castro

Moni (Roberto Marcos) Castro

Age 56

14 Feb 2011
Moreno, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

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Moni (Roberto Marcos) Castro

Moni had been well known in the General Rodriquez district of Buenos Aires in the 1980s, as she was a prominent hairdresser. Since the 90s, she was known in the nearby district of Moreno. Moni was shot shortly before midnight on a street where she used to do sex work. She was with a colleague as two young men on a motorbike approached her. An exchange followed that ended with one of the men shooting Moni. Moni told her colleague that the men wanted to rob her before she collapsed. She died in hospital.

TvT partner organization TV Mex - Travestis Mexico, Summary 2011; Semanario Actualidad, blog, 10.3.2011

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