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6 Jul 2020
Medellín, Antioquia (Colombia)
Shot

Name Unknown


The victim was shot in the street at around 6pm on Monday 6th July. 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.

https://planettransgender.com/unidentified-transgender-woman-murdered-in-medellin/

https://www.alertapaisa.com/noticias/valle-de-aburra/persiguieron-una-mujer-transgenero-para-matarla-en-medellin

https://www.facebook.com/2020noticias.co/posts/156731939276161

https://www.facebook.com/leidojohana.dazacelos/posts/576402503267184

Report added: 19 Jul 2020. Last updated: 21 Sep 2020

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