TDoR 2020 / 2019 / October / 13 / Dévora Carranza Hernández

Dévora Carranza Hernández

Age 40

13 Oct 2019
San Pedro Sula, Cortes (Honduras)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/12-Oct-2019/Deborah Carranza

Dévora Carranza Hernández
Dévora Carranza Hernández [photo:]

Dévora was stabbed during a fight with another trans woman. She died in hospital.

One person dead and another wounded is the result of a fight between two members of the LGBT community (Lesbians, Gais, Bisexuals and Transgender) in San Pedro Sula.

The dead [woman] was identified as [deadname] Hernández (40 years old), known as Debora, while the wounded is [deadname] Matute Ávila (29), known as Katerine.

They were in the Barandillas neighborhood, second street, when an argument originated. The 911 National Emergency System cameras recorded the incident at 12:30 am.

According to the police report, after an exchange of words one of the subjects took out a knife and began repeatedly assaulting his friend; both struggled and ended up seriously injured. Both " Debora " and " Katerine " were transferred to the Mario Catarino Rivas Hospital, where [deadname] Hernández died. The health status of her partner is unknown.

Katerine Matute Ávila was arrested in connection with her death.

Report added: 18 Oct 2019. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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