TDoR 2019 / 2019 / August / 13 / Abril Navarro Salazar

Abril Navarro Salazar

Age 26

13 Aug 2019
Ciudad de Mexico, Estado de México (Mexico)

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Abril Navarro Salazar

Abril died from multiple stab wounds after being attacked in the street.

Mexico City.- A transsexual woman known as April was stabbed in different parts of the body on August 13 in the La Cañada neighborhood, Álvaro Obregón district.

Witnesses report that April was addicted to cocaine. On Tuesday night, April and a woman nicknamed "La Güera", went together went to buy drugs.

At a location between Paso del Molino and Luis G. Urbina, a man approached them and attacked April with a knife directly in front of La Güera who did not attempt to intervene. "La Güera" and the aggressor escaped.

When the police arrived they requested the support of paramedics, who upon arrival diagnosed the death of the young woman, who had sufferred eight stab wounds.

The victim's relatives identified her as [deadname] Navarro Salazar, 26, and said that she worked in a restaurant.

According to her sister, Julieta, 20, “La Güera” had threatened April because she knew about the death of a man known as “El Quemado”, killed a week ago in front of Salvador Nava Elementary, in the colony Jalalpa Tepito.

Report added: 20 Aug 2019. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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