Anuario Alexander Hernández ÁlvarezAge 16
25 May 2014
Tegucigalpa, Distrito Central (Honduras)
Tortured and burnt
TDoR list ref: tgeu/25-May-2014/Anuario Alexander Hernández Álvarez
The victim was found tied up and showed signs of torture, with their face burnt.
Strangled and tied hand and foot, a minor was found yesterday morning at the exit of the highway that leads to the department of Olancho, entrance to the Campo Cielo and Villa Unión neighborhood.
Family members arrived at the crime scene, where they identified the victim as Anuar Alexander Hernández Álvarez (16), a resident of the Buenas Nuevas neighborhood in Comayagüela.
The unfortunate [person] died of asphyxia due to strangulation, according to the preliminary opinion of the forensic expert on duty. The inert body was found around 6:00 am lying face down, tied behind the hands and feet; in addition, they had signs of burns on his face.
A relative said that Hernández Álvarez left his house with some friends and they did not know anything about their whereabouts afterwards. They do not know who and why their life was taken.
TvT partner organization: Centro de Apoyo a las Identidades Trans