TDoR 2020 / 2020 / September / 20 / Armando Ventura

Armando Ventura

Age 24

20 Sep 2020
Santo Domingo, Distrito National (Dominican Republic)
Run over

TDoR list ref: tgeu/20-Sep-2020/A. V.

Armando Ventura
Armando Ventura [photo:]

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.

Source: Observatório Trans

Report added: 23 Sep 2020. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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