TDoR 2023 / 2023 / March / 16 / Joseline


16 Mar 2023
Tecomán, Colima (Mexico)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/tdor2023/16-Mar-2023/Joseline


Joseline was attacked while riding her motorcycle. Reportedly she was one of two trans women killed in the city on the same day.

The identity of the other victim is not known.

Yesterday afternoon, in front of the Los Rojos suburban terminal of this capital, located on Rodolfo Chávez Carrillo Boulevard, two women were shot to death, one of them trans known as La China, who lived in the El Tívoli neighborhood.

One of the victims died instantly at the scene of the attack, while the other ceased to exist when Red Cross paramedics arrived.

Likewise, on May 17, State Day against Homophobia, the body of Natasha, a trans woman who had been missing for a month before, was found in the vicinity of the Alpuyequito canal, while on the previous March 31, another murder in a home in the Gustavo Vázquez Montes neighborhood, south of the city of Colima.

Two other trans women were killed in the municipality of Tecomán, one of them known as Joseline, who was attacked when she was traveling along calle Lázaro Cárdenas on her motorcycle and the other case also occurred in the municipal seat.

In that same city, in the early hours of April 23, Giovana disappeared while leaving a nightclub and to this day her relatives are unaware of her whereabouts.

Report added: 2 Nov 2023. Last updated: 13 Nov 2023

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