TDoR 2011 / 2011 / July / 22 / Samantha (Jesus Nazareth Rondon)

Samantha (Jesus Nazareth Rondon)

Age 24

22 Jul 2011
Caracas, Distrito Capital (Venezuela)

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Samantha (Jesus Nazareth Rondon)

Samantha disappeared from Avenida Libertador in the early morning. When her body was later found she had been shot six times and had numerous belongings stolen.

According to witnesses, she had been kidnapped by the occupant of a car.

At the time, Samantha had been with her friend Brenda. Brenda left to get some drinks, and when she returned, Samantha had disappeared.

Brenda reported that Samantha had been beaten before after leaving work because she was transgender. Samantha had moved to Caracas from Margarita several months ago and worked in the beauty industry.

TvT partner organization TV Mex - Travestis Mexico, Summary 2011; El Universal, online portal, 24.7.2011

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