Brigitte Escalona EscobarAge 21
31 Aug 2019
Caracas, Distrito Capital (Venezuela)
Beaten and suffocated
Brigitte was a hairdresser. She was found dying in the street after a robbery after leaving for work.
A 21-year-old hairdresser was killed by suffocation and multiple strokes, according to her relatives' version.
The deceased is [deaname] Escalona Escobar (21), a [trans woman] known as Brigitte. She had been missing since Friday, August 31. Caracas firefighters found her dying on a sidewalk on Leoncio MartÃnez avenue, specifically behind the Inces of Nueva Granada, Libertador municipality. Her body showed signs of having been suffocated and had sustained multiple blows. The attacker stripped her of her clothes, purse, a chain, cell phone and some sandals she had bought.
She was admitted without vital signs in the Domingo Luciani hospital. Meanwhile, her relatives were looking for her in health centers and police establishments. Last Wednesday they went to Domingo Luciani where they were informed that [deadname]'s body was in the morgue of that hospital.