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Manimekalai

Age 27

15 Nov 2023
Tiruchi, Tamil Nadu (India)
Stabbed

Manimekalai

Manimekalai's body was found on a bridge on the night of Wednesday 15th November. She had been stabbed in the neck.

A 27-year-old transgender individual was found murdered near Tiruchi, on the night of Wednesday, November 15, 2023.

Police identified the victim as Manimekalai, a resident of Manachanallur. The body, which had stab injuries in the neck, was found on the Iyyan Vaikkal bridge by the police, following receipt of information.

The motive behind the murder and the perpetrator of the crime are yet to be ascertained, police said. The body was taken to the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital for a post-mortem examination.

The Kollidam police have registered a case under section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code. An investigation is underway.

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/trichy/https/example-com/transgender-murdered-coconut-grove-trichy-news/articleshow/105276406.cms

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Tiruchirapalli/transgender-person-found-murdered-near-tiruchi/article67538999.ece

Report added: 17 Nov 2023. Last updated: 26 Nov 2023

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