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Sheyla Cabezas Reyes

Age 35

13 May 2023
Esmeraldas (Ecuador)

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Sheyla Cabezas Reyes
Sheyla Cabezas Reyes [photo:]

Sheyla was shot soon after being released from prison.

Trans woman from Esmeraldas, Ecuador, is murdered after her recent release from prison.

Sheyla (Codificación Runa Sipiy CPTSX002312513), 35 years old, from Esmeraldas, Esmeraldas province, Ecuador, had recently served a sentence after which had acquired her freedom. However, she was murdered hitman style in said province on May 13, 2023. Photos of her body in the back of a truck were circulated on social networks after her murder.

The incident occurred inside his office where she worked to earn a living. The National Police arrived at the scene to remove the body. Ballistic evidence was also collected for the respective investigation.

For what has been described, we call on the Attorney General of the State, Diana Salazar, the Commander of the Police, Fausto Salinas Samaniego, the Minister of the Ministry of Women and Human Rights, Paola Flores, the Undersecretary of Diversities Alexander Guano, the defender of the People of Ecuador (e), Cesar Córdoba Valverde, to carry out the necessary coordination to find the culprit or perpetrators of this fact that mourns our community.

Report added: 12 Oct 2023. Last updated: 9 Nov 2023

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