TDoR 2024 / 2023 / November / 09 / Kumsal


Age 25

9 Nov 2023
İzmit, Kocaeli (Turkey)
Not reported


Kumsal's body was found on 60 Evler Beach on the morning of Thursday 9th Novemner. The cause of her death is not yet known.

A citizen walking around 60 Evler Beach in Derince district of Kocaeli saw a human body in the sea yesterday (November 9) morning. Police teams came to the scene upon notice and determined that the body belonged to 25-year-old trans woman Kumsal. After the examinations, Kumsal's lifeless body was taken to the morgue to determine the exact cause of death. The police launched a large-scale investigation into the incident.

As Pembe Hayat LGBTI+ Dayanisma Dernegi [Pink Life LGBTI+ Solidarity Association], we are following this process and any developments closely.

Report added: 12 Nov 2023. Last updated: 26 Nov 2023

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