TDoR 2020 / 2020 / July / 06 / Name Unknown

Name Unknown

6 Jul 2020
Medellín, Antioquia (Colombia)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/6-Jul-2020/Name Unknown

Name Unknown

The victim was shot in the street at around 6pm on Monday 6th July after being chased by assailants in two cars. Her identity is unknown.

A transgender woman was assassinated by several shots fired at the hands of gunmen on a road in the Enciso neighborhood, commune eight of Medellín.

Regarding the violence, the police investigated some versions in which, the victim, apparently, was persecuted by several people mobilized in two vehicles. After reaching her, they shot her without saying a word. The transgender woman was not identified and her body was sent to the National Institute of Legal Medicine.

This death is in addition to the one registered on June 28, International LGBTI Pride Day, when several strangers ended the life of Eilyn Catalina, another 21-year-old trans woman.

Report added: 19 Jul 2020. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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