TDoR 2022 / 2022 / May / 01 / Karla


1 May 2022
Torreón, Coahuila (Mexico)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/tdor2022/01-May-2022/Karla

Karla [photo:]

Karla was stabbed in her home.

Torreón, Coahuila.- This Saturday the Coahuila State Prosecutor's Office confirmed the death of a trans woman, whose official documents identify her as [deadname], inside her home in the Pedregal del Valle neighborhood of this city.

Through social network post, the outrage caused by the violent death of Karla went viral, who, according to information provided by the authorities, had suffered multiple cuts caused by a sharp weapon.

The victim's half-naked body was found in a room on a chair in the dorsal decubitus position, that is, lying down with her head looking at the ceiling.

The remains of the deceased today were transferred to the Forensic Medical Service (Semefo) to determine the causes of death through a necropsy.

In social network posts members of the LGBT+ community demanded that the case be investigated that Karla should receive justice.

Just after two weeks after her murder a suspect was arrested. The motive appears to have been robbery.

Torreón, Coahuila.- The alleged murderer of the trans woman who worked as a stylist was arrested by elements of the Coahuila State Attorney General's Office (FGEC).

The information provided by authorities revealed that the person allegedly responsible for the homicide goes by the name of Aldo Alejandro 'N' and is 37 years old.

According to the FGEC the homicide victim was inside her beauty shop on the afternoon of last Saturday, April 30.

Aldo Alejandro 'N' arrived at the business (located at the intersection of calles National Monument and San Antonio) in the Residencial Victoria de Torreón subdivision) posing as a client.

At a certain moment, he took a pair of scissors and repeatedly stabbed the trans woman, supposedly with the sole purpose of robbing her, after which he took flight.

Report added: 8 May 2022. Last updated: 8 Nov 2022

Trigger warning

This site contains reports of violence against transgender people, and links to detailed reports which contain graphic imagery.

Please continue with caution.


Get me out of here!