TDoR 2021 / 2021 / August / 09 / Michell González Cortés ("Pitufa")

Michell González Cortés ("Pitufa")

Age 40

9 Aug 2021
San Carlos, Cojedes (Venezuela)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/09-Aug-2021/Michell González Cortés (“Pitufa”) / Robert Argenis González Cortés

Michell González Cortés ("Pitufa")
Michell González Cortés ("Pitufa") [photo:]

Michell was a beauty stylist. Her body was found in her home gagged and with head injuries.

San Carlos.- A trans woman known as Michell, was murdered in her residence by unknown persons. The incident occurred this Monday, August 9, around 4:20 in the afternoon, at the entrance to the La Medinera sector, at the height of avenida José Laurencio Silva in San Carlos, in the state of Cojedes.

Michell was found in her home tied up and gagged by state security officials. The woman was engaged in hairdressing and styling, and had a beauty salon in the La Medinera sector of the capital of Lame known as Pitufa Stilos.

Friends and relatives describe Michell as a cheerful, lively, humanitarian and very professional person in his work, which is why they demand that the authorities find the perpetrators of this homicide.

According to a police report, it was known that the victim was hit on the head with a blunt object.

It transpired that Policojedes officials received a call that alerted them to the fact, so they went to the place to verify the situation, when they arrived and noticed the body, they guarded the crime scene.

A commission of detectives from the Scientific, Criminal and Criminal Investigations Corps (Cicpc) of the Homicide Axis of the San Carlos Subdelegation, arrived on the scene to collect the elements of criminal interest to help clarify the fact. The body of the trans woman was transferred to the Cicpc forensic medicine for the autopsy of the law.

Report added: 11 Aug 2021. Last updated: 12 Nov 2021

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