14 Sep 2020
Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua (Mexico)
TDoR list ref: tgeu/14-Sep-2020/Name Unknown
The body of the victim was found in a vacant lot after neighbours heard gunshots and called 911. Her identity is unknown.
A new transfemicide places Chihuahua among the states in the country with the most cases of hate crimes against LGBT + people.
In just 14 days in September, Chihuahua recorded three cases of transfemicide. The most recent occurred this Monday in the Parajes del Sur neighborhood of Ciudad Juárez. The victim is a trans woman who has not yet been identified.
The events occurred at the intersection of calles Mar de la Plata and Bahía Blanca. According to the first reports, neighbors called 911 after hearing detonations of a firearm. Agents of the Municipal Public Security Secretariat subsequently arrived at the scene, finding a trans woman without vital signs in a vacant lot .
According to activist Jazz Bustamante, who reported on the case, this transfemicide places Chihuahua in third place in the nation in cases of hate crimes committed against members of the LGBT + population.