TDoR 2019 / 2018 / November / 11 / O. O. Fuentes Angel


O. O. Fuentes Angel

Age 22
11 Nov 2018
Siquinalá, Escuintla (Guatemala)
Shot

O. O. Fuentes Angel


O.'s body was found in undergrowth on Sunday 11th November. She had been shot.

On November 11, among the bushes and with a shot in the head, the body of a 22-year-old trans woman was located in the municipality of Siquinalá, Escuintla Department. Only one media outlet covered her death, and they did so without any awareness or respect. So far her social name has not been made public.

200 meters from the road on the route that from Siquinalá leads to La Democracia, Escuintla, a corpse was located.

Volunteer firefighters of the 41 company were alerted to the discovery, so they went to the place to check the situation. After the discovery of the body, they alerted the Public Ministry.

The victim was identified as [deadname] Fuentes Angel, 22, who was injured by gunshot.

O.'s murder was not included on the TDoR 2019 memorial list released by Transgender Europe (TGEU) in November 2019.

https://www.chapintv.com/actualidad/travesti-es-asesinado-en-siquinala-193983

http://agenciapresentes.org/2018/12/29/2018-guatemala-en-alerta-y-en-deuda-con-los-derechos-lgbtiq/

Report added: 14 Nov 2019. Last updated: 27 Nov 2019

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