TDoR 2021 / 2021 / March / 28 / Daniela ("Sirenita Riascos")

Daniela ("Sirenita Riascos")

Age 19

28 Mar 2021
Buga, Valle de Cauca (Colombia)

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Daniela ("Sirenita Riascos")
Daniela ("Sirenita Riascos") [photo:]

Daniela was stabbed during an argument.

The Voces T Fund Palmira collective reported that Daniela, known as Sirenita Riascos, was wounded with a knife and later died in the San José de Buga hospital.

This March 30, the Voces T Fund Palmira collective reported that just days after the international commemoration of trans visibility , Daniela, a 19-year-old trans woman, was murdered in Buga, Valle del Cauca .

The crime occurred last Sunday, March 28, when Daniela - who was known as Sirenita Riascos - was wounded with a knife during an argument. She was taken to the San José de Buga hospital, where she died.

This group comments that the young woman had left Buenaventura eleven months ago in search of a better future together with her family to the city of Buga. With Daniela, there are already eight trans people murdered in Colombia during this 2021.

Report added: 4 Apr 2021. Last updated: 12 Nov 2021

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