TDoR 2022 / 2022 / March / 04 / Viridiana


4 Mar 2022
Tezoyuca, Estado de México (Mexico)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/tdor2022/04-Mar-2022/Name Unknown


Viridiana was found dead from stab wounds in her home. Her killer - another trans woman - fled the scene before subsequently being detained.

Tezoyuca, Mex.- In the State of Mexico for the first time he was linked to a trial for the crime of Femicide against Viridiana, a transgender woman murdered by [deadname] N, another transgender woman, reported the State Attorney General's Office (FGJEM).

According to the Judiciary and the FGJEM, it is the first time that in this criminal type, both the victim and the person who assaults are recognized by the Judicial Authority based on the arguments presented by the Prosecutor's Office as transgender people.

The events occurred on March 4, when Viridiana's relatives found her lifeless at her home, the Prosecutor's Office confirmed that the accused Dennis Naiamy attacked her with a sharp object.

The state judiciary expanded that at 7:30 p.m. on March 4 of this year, two transgender women were inside their home on calle Guanajuato, in Ejidos de Tequisistlan in the municipality of Tezoyuca, when at a certain point [deadname] attacked Viridiana, causing her death, as she injured her with a sharp object in the neck before fleeing the scene.

The State Superior Court of Justice indicated that the hearing of connection to the process took place this Saturday, in the courts of the Molino de las Flores Prison.

Report added: 17 Aug 2022. Last updated: 8 Nov 2022

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