29 Oct 2023
Santa Cruz de Yojoa, Cortés (Honduras)
La Pajarita died by suicide in her home.
A 20-year-old young [woman] known as 'La Pajarita', a member of the Lesbian, gay, transsexual, bisexual and intersex (LGTBI) community, was found dead this Sunday inside her home.
The young man identified as [deadname] Vásquez Sánchez was found hanging from a beam in her bedroom, in the El Cajón sector, in the municipality of Santa Cruz de Yojoa, in northern Honduras, according to information from La Prensa Santacruzana.
Members of the National Police arrived at the young [woman]'s house to carry out investigations and determine whether or not it was a suicide.
[Deadname]'s relatives did not want to provide details of why the young [woman] would have made the fatal decision. Some residents of the sector, through social networks, lamented the death of "La Pajarita" since she was someone known in the area.