TDoR 2021 / 2020 / December / 07 / Tati Quirós

Tati Quirós

Age 20

7 Dec 2020
Playas del Coco, Guanacaste (Costa Rica)

Tati Quirós
Tati Quirós [photo:]

Tati was shot in the chest by an unidentified assailant lant early on Monday 7th December. She died at the scene.

In the early morning of Monday, December 7, Tati Quirós was killed by gunshots in her chest in Playas del Coco, Carrillo. The news began to circulate saying that the victim was "a young man", that he was "undocumented" and "transvestite" and each publication was accompanied by a photo of her: a trans woman.

"Is it necessary to publish a photo of the deceased person?", "What is the need to mention their sexual orientation?", "Why do you say 'a young man' and post a photo of a woman?"

A suspect has been identified and is being sought.

Tati's Facebook profile is

Report added: 9 Dec 2020. Last updated: 2 Jan 2021

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