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Karencita Mejía Núñez

Age 28

24 May 2021
Tegucigalpa, Distrito Central (Honduras)

Karencita Mejía Núñez
Karencita Mejía Núñez [photo:]

Karencita was shot dead inside a grocery store by heavily armed gang members.

Gang members shot and killed a member of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual and Intersex (LGBTI) community on Monday night, when the victim was attending a grocery store, in the La Era neighborhood, northeastern sector of Tegucigalpa.

She is [deadname] Mejía, better known among her friends as “Karencita”. Oreliminary reports indicate that she was inside the business when heavily armed unknown men arrived and without a word they shot her through the window of the establishment.

Mejía died immediately as a result of several wounds she received.

Report added: 30 May 2021

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