JakiAge About 40
12 Feb 2023
Mérida, Yucatán (Mexico)
Jaki was found dead in her home. Her partner was arrested on charges of murder.
MÉRIDA.- Sources from the Ministry of Public Security confirmed the murder of [deadname], known as "Jaki" and the alleged perpetrator had already been arrested.
As reported at the time, the victim was found dead inside her home last Wednesday afternoon by her sister, who was alerted by the neighbors to a fetid odor coming from the property located at calle 187H and 102 of the Santa Cruz Palomeque subdivision.
The police were able to determine that it was not a suicide as it was initially handled, but a murder committed by who was apparently his sentimental partner, who would have been arrested last Friday on avenida 86 in the San Antonio Xluch neighborhood, in Merida.
In a video circulating on social networks, at least five elements of the State Investigative Police (PEI) assigned to the homicide area, not in uniform, are observed struggling with the alleged perpetrator of the crime , to try to arrest him and approach him. a gray car, the problem is that, apparently at that time, they did not have an arrest warrant, a "detail" that could release the alleged criminal in the event that the authorities cannot justify the legal detention .
The motive for the crime is still unknown and the way in which "Jaki", as this trans person was known, had injuries to the neck and body, which suggests that she was strangled.