20 Sep 2020 Santo Domingo, Distrito National (Dominican Republic) Run over
TDoR list ref: tgeu/20-Sep-2020/A. V.
Armando was run over deliberately by an attacker who had expressed his intention to murder a trans woman. Several days earlier she had been attacked in the street with a machete.
3 - Unidentified, 24 years old, Santo Domingo, National District (Dominican Republic), 20/09/2020
A young [trans woman], who worked as a sex worker, was run over at dawn on Saturday after fighting with a client on kilometer nine of the Duarte highway. According to witnesses, the attacker approached another [trans] sex worker and communicated his intention to murder a [trans woman]; followed by that, the victim was hit by a vehicle that left her lifeless.
Several days earlier the victim had an incident with a client who apparently did not want to pay for sexual services and accused her of theft. Seeing that the incident was being recorded, the perpetrator threatened her with a machete and stabbed her several times.