19 Aug 2020
Guadalajara, Jalisco (Mexico)
TDoR list ref: tgeu/19-Aug-2020/Julie Torres
Julie's body was found with signs of torture wrapped in a sheet inside her home. Less than a day later, Sam Rosales was killed in Puebla.
Julie's body was found dead inside her home in Guadalajara. The victim showed signs of torture and was wrapped in a sheet.
Through its Twitter account, the LGBT + organization of Jalisco Codise AC lamented Julie's murder. In addition, they promised to demand justice for herself and for all victims of violence.
In April 2022 a suspect was finally arrested:
Daniel T., who changed his name to Edwin Emanuel C., 29 years old, was arrested by investigative police officers in the Artesanos neighborhood, in the municipality of San Pedro Tlaquepaque, fulfilling a court order that existed against him for the crime of femicide in connection with the death of a trans woman.
The incident took place on August 19, 2020 on a farm in the Lázaro Cárdenas neighborhood, in Guadalajara, where [the suspect] allegedly deprived the victim of life by beating her. His motive was based on gender reasons and the personal issues that existed between both parties.