Paloma Perez

Age 31

San Juan de Miraflores, Lima (Peru)

Strangled. 3 Oct 2011

The victim's body was found under a bridge in a garbage bag and showed signs of utter cruelity. After strangling the victim, the perpetrators stabbed, beheaded and burnt the...




Name Unknown

 

Maracaibo, Zulia (Venezuela)

Stabbed. 3 Oct 2011

The victim's body was found naked and covered with litter bags in a canal near Avenida Sabaneta. They had stab wounds in the chest, arms, hands and knees.




Tierrita (José Manuel Concepción)

Age 25

Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional (Dominican Republic)

Stabbed. 4 Oct 2011

Tierrita was a sex worker and lived in the district of Villa Mella.




Paloma (Joaquim) Rodrigues da Cunha

Age 31

Rua Perimetral, Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)

Run over. 5 Oct 2011

Paloma was run over by a car. According to witnesses, she was using crack and, experiencing a psychotic crisis, she threw herself onto a highway, where she was killed.




Ramazan Cetin

Age 24

Ganziantep, Gaziantep (Turkey)

Shot. 6 Oct 2011

The victim was shot by her brother in a hospital in front of other patients. The brother confessed to the police, that he killed her becuase she "was engaged in transvestism" and...




Ceci Montenegro

 

La Banda, Santiago del Estero (Argentina)

Shot. 9 Oct 2011

Ceci was shot in the head and shoulder in a hostel. Pablo Alejandro Peralta was arrested and charged with murder.




Name Unknown

Age 40

General Paz, Córdoba (Argentina)

Dismembered. 10 Oct 2011

The victim's body was found in a garbage bag under the table in the apartment of 21 year-old Germán Alejo Torres, after neighbours had noticed a strong smell and called the...




Joana (Sergio Ricardo) Faria

 

Curitiba, Paraná (Brazil)

Shot. 10 Oct 2011

TvT partner organization: Grupo Gay da Bahia (Tabelas 2011)




(Jefferson) Diogo de Cezaro

Age 23

Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Strangled. 10 Oct 2011

The victim was strangled and thrown out of a car on Rua Bento Gonçalves. A witness reported the car's plate number to the police, who arrested the car owner and a second man.




Sandy

Age 25-30

Vila Velha, Espírito Santo (Brazil)

Shot. 13 Oct 2011

Sandy was shot 6 times on the night of 13th October in the Itaparica neighborhood.




Elisa Sabatella Brasil

Age 17

Cacoal, Rondônia (Brazil)

15 Oct 2011

‘Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide’ research project: Thonny Hawany, blog, 18.10.2011




(Maicon Michel) Cardoso da Silva Westenhofen

Age 23

Lajeado, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Stabbed. 15 Oct 2011

The victim's body was found with marks of torture and a stab wound in the chest in the river Taquari. The police belief that the victim was killed on the weekend of 15/16 October,...




Carol de Arimatéia da Silva

Age 27

Patos, Paraíba (Brazil)

Shot. 16 Oct 2011

Carol was shot dead on Rua Ednaldo Torres on the night of Sunday 16th October. Her mother stated she suspected prejudice to be the reason of the murder.




Name Unknown

 

Buner, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan)

Shot. 17 Oct 2011

The victim was killed with two other people during a private party by militants coming from outside of the village, who entered the party and opened fire killing three people and...




Carolina González Abad ("La Moma")

Age 36

La Plata, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Strangled. 18 Oct 2011

La Moma's body was found by her brother half-naked on her bed in Calle 4 with a scarf around her neck. As well as being strangled she had sustained deep blows to the head and a...




Lulu

 

Medellin, Antioquia (Colombia)

Stabbed. 18 Oct 2011

‘Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide’ research project: Personeria de Medellin, Boletin de Prensa No. 159, 21.10.2011




Talha

Age 22

Karachi, Sindh (Pakistan)

Shot. 22 Oct 2011

The victim was shot in a shop, when resisting a robbery.




Dudu (Eduardo) Paixão de Jesus

Age 23

Camaçari, Bahia (Brazil)

23 Oct 2011

Dudu was killed on Avenida Radial B.




Name Unknown

 

Sao Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stoned. 23 Oct 2011

The bodies of two trans women were found in a park on Rua Professor Onésimo Silveira on 23rd October.




Name Unknown

 

Sao Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stoned. 23 Oct 2011

The bodies of two trans women were found in a park on Rua Professor Onésimo Silveira on 23rd October.




C. Y. Torres Escuraima

Age 19

San Cristóbal, Táchira (Venezuela)

Shot. 23 Oct 2011

C. was shot at least 20 times when unidentified assailants fired shots at a group of sex workers on calle 9 in the early morning.




Shelley 'Treasure' Hilliard

Age 19

Detroit, Michigan (USA)

Decapitated. 23 Oct 2011

Shelley was killed after arriving home to find three men waiting for her. Her burned torso was found nearly three weeks later.




Malu (Antenor Manoel) dos Santos Moraes

Age 34

Porto Velho, Rondônia (Brazil)

Stabbed. 24 Oct 2011

The victim was a sex worker and was stabbed by a supposed client on Avenida Rio Madeira who had already attacked another trans sex worker several days before.




"Luis" Chichay Kano ("The Key")

Age 38

Berisso, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Burned. 24 Oct 2011

The victim was set on fire after a dispute with her partner. She died 8 days later in Hospital San Martin.




Fogao (Adilson) Ferreira Rodrigues

Age 41

Carmo da Mata, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Stabbed. 24 Oct 2011

Fogao's body was found in the morning near a gymnasium. Next to the body, two knifes and a brick with marks of blood were found.




Gabi (Davi) Pereira Dantas

Age 17

Lagarto, Sergipe (Brazil)

Shot. 27 Oct 2011

Gabi had moved to Lagarto from the city of Aracaju shortly before being killed in order to work as a cleaner.




Jessica Rollon

Age 32

Ciserano, Lombardy (Italy)

Head injury/strangled. 1 Nov 2011

Jessica was strangled then dumped by the side of the road.




Luana (Kelvin) de Oliveira Moreira

Age 18

Rio Verde, Goiás (Brazil)

Shot. 2 Nov 2011

Luana was a sex worker from the city of Uberaba. She was shot dead on Rua Pardal when she walked home with the perpetrator and a colleague of hers




Astrid Carolina López Cruz

Age 30

Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid (Spain)

Beaten and stabbed. 4 Nov 2011

Astrid's body was found half buried and in a state of decomposition in a garden at the home of Raúl Vega Carvajal, 33, located at 258 Paseo de la Dirección (Tetuán). She had...




Muneer

Age 45

Bhaati Gate, Lahore, Punjab (Pakistan)

4 Nov 2011

‘Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide’ research project: Pakistan Today, 05.11.2011




Name Unknown

Age 40

Formosa (Argentina)

Beaten. 8 Nov 2011

The victim was beaten and stabbed on Calle Canepa by members of youth gangs in the early morning of 4th November. They died in hospital on the 8th.




Svetlana

 

Moscow (Russia)

Beaten. 9 Nov 2011

Svetlana was beaten to death by two men after they discovered that she was a trans woman.




Y. M. A. Zambrano

 

Venezuela

Shot. 10 Nov 2011

The victim was killed by two men on a motorcycle.




Samira (Mison Augusto) dos Santos

Age 21

Boca do Rio, Salvador, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 17 Nov 2011

Samira was shot in the buttocks, back and ribs at around 7:30 pm at the entrance of her apartment by two men who passed by on the street on a motorcycle.




Ángela

Age 49

Arroyo Pantanoso, Montevideo (Uruguay)

Shot. 17 Nov 2011

Ángela's body was found with gunshot wounds in a dilapidated house on the weekend of 18th/19th November. The killing had taken place at least 48 hours earlier.




Cassidy Vickers

Age 32

Los Angeles, California (USA)

Shot. 17 Nov 2011

Cassidy was shot in the chest by an assailant who then ran off.




Name Unknown

 

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

18 Nov 2011

TvT partner organisation Grupo Gay da Bahia, Tabela 2011




Name Unknown

 

Prado de Maria, Caracas, Distrito Capital (Venezuela)

Beaten. 18 Nov 2011

The victim's body was found on Calle Santa Ana in the early morning of the 18th. The authorities state that she was killed around 4.30 am.




Sonia Masi ("Sonia De")

 

Ahmedabad, Gujarat (India)

Shot. 24 Nov 2011

Sonia was shot at 8:20 pm six times at point-blank by assailants in a car as she was buying refreshments at a snack bar.




Shakira (Jose Antonio) Quinonez Ortega

Age 25

Montería, Córdoba. (Colombia)

Strangled. 25 Nov 2011

Shakira's body was found on 8 December when she had been dead for almost two weeks.




Gardenia (Claudio Lucio Miranda de Almeida)

Age 47

Campinas, São Paulo (Brazil)

Beaten. 26 Nov 2011

Gardenia was clubbed to death on Rua Barreto Leme with a stone block. The police arrested a 33 year-old suspect who is assumed to have proposed Gardenia to have paid sex.




Name Unknown

Age 27

Chihuahua (Mexico)

Shot. 26 Nov 2011

The victim's body was found on Calle 12 in the Historical Center of Chihuahua at 3:30am with gun shot wounds to the head.




Brenting Dolliole

Age 22

New Orleans,, Louisiana (USA)

Beaten. 26 Nov 2011

Brenting died from severe head trauma.




Sarita (Antônio Gilson) da Costa Rodrigues

Age 30

Jacaranda, Camocim, Ceará (Brazil)

Stabbed. 29 Nov 2011

Sarita was stabbed to death by three men.




Carol

 

Jardim Boa Esperanca, Sinop, Mato Grosso (Brazil)

Shot. 29 Nov 2011

Carol's body was found by locals around 5 am in front of a bar on Rua Paulo Alberto Pan. She had been shot in the eye.




Suely Scalla (Ademir) Melo Oliveira

Age 41

Campinas, São Paulo (Brazil)

Beaten. 3 Dec 2011

Suely was killed in the early morning on Avenida Francisco Glicério - the city's main street. The police investigate a possible relation to a series of killings of homeless...




Ursula

 

Alvorada, Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

Shot. 4 Dec 2011

According to witnesses, Ursula was shot by a man who drove up in a car while she was standing on the street on R. Quinze de Novembro. He shot her in the head, then left the...




C. P. Juarez Quiroz

Age 25

Tegucigalpa, Distrito Central (Honduras)

Stabbed. 4 Dec 2011

C.'s body was found in the street in the Las Torres neighborhood.She had been stabbed in the chest.




(Pascual Ake Beh)

 

Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo (Mexico)

Shot. 4 Dec 2011

The vicitm's body was found at 7 am with gunshots in the neck.




Esmeralda (Jose) Severino da Silva

Age 31

Lagoa Mundau, Alagoas (Brazil)

Stabbed. 7 Dec 2011

Esmeralda had been missing since 7 December, but her body was found only on the 9th by fishermen on the margins of a pond called Lagoa Mundau.




Name Unknown

Age 23

Patos, Paraíba (Brazil)

Shot. 8 Dec 2011

The victim's body was found in the early morning on a piece of wasteland. The victim was a hairdresser and sex worker. Her body was found about two hours after she had left with a...




Luningning (Felix) Alsade

Age 23

Cebu City (Philippines)

Beaten and tortured. 9 Dec 2011

The victim's body was found naked with genital mutilations and burn wounds. In her left chest was stabbed in the form of a bra.




La Loba (Robert Alejandro) Fonseca

Age 22

Maracaibo, Zulia (Venezuela)

Shot. 11 Dec 2011

La Loba was murdered on Calle 72 by Daniel Fernando Sanchez Sequera, 36, a merchant who was a lover or client of hers. Sequera had driven with La Loba in his car, but after a...




Perla Mora (Mario Vega)

Age 49

Chimbas, San Juan (Argentina)

Decapitated. 13 Dec 2011

Perla Mora's body was found beheaded, naked and presumably raped in a car on a camping-ground. Perla Mora was a police officer and an active member in the LGBT community.




Name Unknown

 

Chihuahua (Mexico)

Stoned. 13 Dec 2011

The victim's body was found at 6 am at a public garden on Calle Victoria. Bloodstains on the asphalt nearby suggested that they had been dragged along a street beforehand.




Erica Hernandez

Age 26

Detroit, Michigan (USA)

Stabbed. 17 Dec 2011

Erica was stabbed.




(Frederico) Claret dos Santos

 

Pouso Alegre, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Beaten. 19 Dec 2011

The victim was killed with numerous hits on the head with a stone after leaving a snack-bar on the night of the 19th. The alleged perpetrator is 23 year-old Renan Donizeti Tomas,...




Patricia (Fernando) Costa Alves

 

Posto Horizonte, Rio Verde, Goiás (Brazil)

Shot. 20 Dec 2011

Patricia was shot to death on a yard where trucks park, and where reportedly drug dealers, sex workers and clients meet at night. On 5 February a trans person with the legal name...




(Marvin Geovany) Ramos Miranda

Age 23

San Pedro Sula, Cortés (Honduras)

Strangled. 20 Dec 2011

The victim's body was recovered from a hotel room on 1 Avenida.




Natalia (Raimundo) Ferreira

 

Jardim Paraiso, São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 23 Dec 2011

Natalia was stabbed at around 6 am in a motel. She died in hospital shortly after. According to a witness, the murder was committed by a motorcyclist.




Name Unknown

 

Cesteros, Chimalhuacan, Estado de México (Mexico)

Beaten. 23 Dec 2011

The victim's body was found dead on the morning of the 23rd on lying on the back seats of a car.




Bruninha (Regis) dos Santos Lima

Age 19

Apucarana, Paraná (Brazil)

Shot. 24 Dec 2011

Bruninha died on the 24th in hospital after she was shot in the face on the 21st on a cemetery on R. Bandeirantes in Apucarana.




Fabiola

 

Chihuahua (Mexico)

Shot. 24 Dec 2011

Fabiola was killed while working on Avenida Juarez.




Mona

 

R. Japura, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Shot. 27 Dec 2011

Mona was shot three times in the back and foot on the street where she lived with other homeless persons by a person who passed by by foot. Among various hypothises, the police...




Magnolia (Odair) Barbosa da Silva

Age 31

Centro, Maringa, Paraná (Brazil)

Shot. 29 Dec 2011

According to the police, Magnolia had come to Maringa from Umuarama several weeks before to do sex work.




Githe (Orlando) Goines

Age 23

New Orleans, Louisiana (USA)

Strangled. 29 Dec 2011

Githe was strangled and their body dumped in a scrap yard. Their killing was reported as being the 198th homicide in New Orleans in 2011.




Dee Dee Pearson

 

Kansas City, Missouri (USA)

Shot. 31 Dec 2011

A client of the victim was arrested and charged in the killing.




Ingrid Popinha (Carlos) Magno Rosa

Age 25

Campos, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Shot. 1 Jan 2012

Ingrid left a street mass in commemoration of the New Year and was later found dead on Rua Cardoso Moreira with gunshot wounds to the back.




La Princesa (Freddy) Payams Severino

 

Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic)

3 Jan 2012

TvT partner organisation: Centro de Apoyo a las Identidades Trans www.elnacional.com.do 03.01.2012




Jessica (Leidel Luis)

Age 18

Guaimaro, Camagüey (Cuba)

Beaten. 4 Jan 2012

Jessica was detained and beaten for no apparent reason by police members. She was then taken to a police station where she was again beaten and put into a cell where she died from...




Jaime Antonio López

Age 35

Machiques, Zulia (Venezuela)

Shot. 5 Jan 2012

The victim was shot various times by an unknown person who left the apartment on a motorbike.




(Herminia) Lidoma

Age 42

Davao (Philippines)

Stabbed. 5 Jan 2012

The victim was described as a trans man who was having drinks with two men in a karaoke bar. When he had an argument with the the two men, one of them tok a knife and stabbed him...




Safira Ferreira Severino

Age 23

Bauru, São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 8 Jan 2012

Safira was shot dead on Rua Borba Gato by an unidentitified assailant.




Fayla Gold

Age 26

Cajamar, São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 9 Jan 2012

TvT project: Quem a Homofobia Matou Hoje?, online portal, 09.01.2012




Acucena (Adler)

 

Salvador, Bahia (Brazil)

Thrown down stairs. 12 Jan 2012

The victim was thrown down a set of stairs at a party. The police arrested the alleged perpetrator.




Baku Chaudhari

 

Ahmedabad, Gujarat (India)

Murdered. 13 Jan 2012

According to the police the suspected murderers committed the murder. One of them was described as her gay lover, who killed her becaiuse of the jewellery she possessed.




Name Unknown

Age 25

Colonia Fuentes, Santa Lucía, Apodaca, Nuevo León (Mexico)

Shot. 16 Jan 2012

The victim’s body showed marks of torture. Before being shot, the victim was beaten and the hands semi-amputated. A message was left that read “Por Rata” (“By the Rat”)....




Carla White

Age 31

Londrina, Paraná (Brazil)

Shot. 17 Jan 2012

According to the police, the victim was shot twice in the chest by three persons in a car after an argument.




Crain Conaway

Age 47

Oceanside, California (USA)

Murdered. 17 Jan 2012

Crain was killed by Tyree Davon Paschall after she tried to break off their relationship.




Fernanda Borges da Silva

Age 48

Macapá, Amapá (Brazil)

Stabbed. 17 Jan 2012

The victim was stabbed by a man with whom she had had a relationship for five years.




Name Unknown

 

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

Strangled. 17 Jan 2012

The police stated the victim’s body showed signs of strangulation.




Rebeca (Cosmo Marinho) da Silva

Age 29

Martins, Alagoas (Brazil)

Shot. 22 Jan 2012

Various unidentified individuals shot Rebeca dead.




Brilli (Ramón Antonio) Olivero

Age 49

El Roble, San Félix, Ciudad Guayana, Bolivar (Venezuela)

Shot. 23 Jan 2012

Brilli’s body was found half-naked and with seven gunshot wounds in different body parts on 22 January 2012.




Guilherme Augusto de Souza

Age 16

Sumaré, São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 23 Jan 2012

Guilherme was shot thirteen times.




Sabrina

 

Redencao, Pará (Brazil)

Shot. 25 Jan 2012

Sabrina was shot at close range.




(Mateo) Vicente

Age 21

Manila, Metro Manila (Philippines)

Beaten. 25 Jan 2012

The victim was killed with a strong blow on the head. Their body was found dumped on a sidewalk.




Maicon Roux

Age 20

Indaial, Santa Catarina (Brazil)

Shot. 26 Jan 2012

Marcon was shot in the arm, face and chest.




(Samuel) Bernal

Age 36

North Cotabato (Philippines)

Shot. 29 Jan 2012

The victim was shot in the head.




Paola Cristiano

Age 28

Maceió, Alagoas (Brazil)

Shot. 30 Jan 2012

Paola died after being shot seven times to the head, neck, and back.




Hair (Pedro) Tamiarana

Age 26

Curitiba, Paraná (Brazil)

Strangled. 30 Jan 2012

The victim's body was found with signs of strangulation inside their own apartment in Rua Joaquim Cardoso da Silveira.




Rafaela Cavalcante da Silva

Age 21

Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 2 Feb 2012

According to witnesses, a friend of the victim had also been shot dead.




Deoni Jones

Age 23

Washington, D.C. (USA)

Stabbed. 2 Feb 2012

Deoni was attacked by a man at a bus stop and stabbed in the head. She died in hospital.




Soraia (Valmir) da Silva

Age 39

Olivença, Alagoas (Brazil)

Beaten. 3 Feb 2012

Soraya had been abducted and tortured without knowing or stating the reason. After being able to go home, she felt bad and was taken to hospital, where she died. It was found that...




Helen Jabor (Thiago da Silva Carvalho)

Age 23

Rio Verde, Goiás (Brazil)

Shot. 5 Feb 2012

TvT project: Patrulha RV, online portal, 06.02.2012




(Tiago) da Silva Garcia

Age 22

Foz do Iguaçu, Paraná (Brazil)

Shot. 11 Feb 2012

The murder took place on Rua Sérgio Gasparetto.




Dulce Mejía García

Age 23

Chamelecón, San Pedro Sula, Cortés (Honduras)

Shot. 13 Feb 2012

Dulce was shot 3 times in the head at the side of a dirt road in the Guillén neighborhood of Chamelecón where she lived.




Melda Yuksel

Age 26

İzmit, Kocaeli (Turkey)

Shot. 13 Feb 2012

Melda was shot by her brother in the apartment they shared.




Sarita (Rafael) Teodoro dos Reis

Age 21

Barra de São Francisco, Espírito Santo (Brazil)

Shot. 17 Feb 2012

The murder took place on Av. Jones dos Santos Neves.




(Jorge Luiz) Feretti

Age 21

Indaial, Santa Catarina (Brazil)

18 Feb 2012

The victim's body was found near the BR-470 highway on 18th February with their face covered in blood.




Name Unknown

Age 25

Rio Verde, Goiás (Brazil)

Shot. 20 Feb 2012

TvT project: Quem a Homofobia Matou Hoje?, online portal, 20.02.2012




(Paulo Afonso) Martins

Age 42

Porto Alegro, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Stabbed. 21 Feb 2012

The alleged perpetrator has been arrested. According to witnesses, victim and perpetrator llived in the same apartment and had an argument the night before the killing




Name Unknown

 

Guerrero (Mexico)

Shot. 22 Feb 2012

An anonymous call reported the body of the victim to the police around the Chichihualco-Chilpancingo highway. They had been shot in the head at point blank range.




E. J. Vigil Hernández

Age 23

San Miguel (El Salvador)

Shot. 23 Feb 2012

E. was shot dead on a football field in the Ciudad Jardín neighborhood at around 7:30pm on 23rd February by MS-13 gang member Herbert Alberto Trejo Vásquez, 27.




Evelyn (Daniel Arlex) Ossa Rodríguez

Age 26

Cataluna, Medellin, Antioquia (Colombia)

Shot. 23 Feb 2012

The perpetrators entered the victim’s apartment and shot her in the head. Evelyn was from France and had come to Medellín shortly before her death.




(Roberto Paulo) de Campos

 

Várzea Grande, Mato Grosso (Brazil)

Stoned. 24 Feb 2012

The victim was a sex worker. After being stripped naked and stoned on a road in the Estrada do Formigueiro rural area, she was left for six hours until being found, trying to...




Monserrat (Jonathan José) Pineda

Age 22

San Pedro Sula, Cortés (Honduras)

Shot. 27 Feb 2012

After constant threats by a security guard, Monserrat Pineda reported the aggressor to the police. As the victim passed the security guard’s place of work on Avenida 17,...




Name Unknown

Age 31

Novara (Italy)

Shot. 28 Feb 2012

The victim was of Brazilian descent.




Name Unknown

 

Ciudad Benito Juárez, Nuevo León (Mexico)

Murdered. 29 Feb 2012

Judicial authorities and members of the Armed Forces confirmed the report of three executed trans persons, two of whom were trans women.




Name Unknown

 

Ciudad Benito Juárez, Nuevo León (Mexico)

Murdered. 29 Feb 2012

Judicial authorities and members of the Armed Forces confirmed the report of three executed trans persons, two of whom were trans women.




Carla

 

Campo Mourão, Paraná (Brazil)

Shot. 2 Mar 2012

Carla was shot.




La Brasilera

 

Ciudad de la Costa, Canelones (Uruguay)

Shot. 3 Mar 2012

La Brasilera was found suffering from gunshot wounds in a Roosevelt park. She died in hospital just over two weeks later.




Name Unknown

Age 55

La Trinidad Tepango, Atlixco, Puebla (Mexico)

Beaten. 4 Mar 2012

The victim died due to blows on the head. The body was found in a state of decomposition, approximately six days after death.




Agnes Torres Hernández Sulca

Age 35 (born 29 Mar 1983)

Atlixco, Puebla (Mexico)

Decapitated. 10 Mar 2012

Agnes' body was found decapitated in a ravine near a highway. It is thought that before being killed she had been beaten and burned on one arm and the side of the chest.




Gabriela

Age 37

Ciudad de la Costa, Canelones (Uruguay)

Shot. 10 Mar 2012

Gabriela was shot dead in a park. Nothing was taken from her.




J. E. C. Zuñiga

Age 22

San Pedro Sula, Cortés (Honduras)

Stabbed. 11 Mar 2012

The victim’s body was found with various gunshot wounds in brushwood alongside a canal in the Colonia Llanos de Sula area of Rivera Hernández.




Soraya

 

Olivenza, Alagoas (Brazil)

Tortured. 13 Mar 2012

Roraya was tortured. They had been gagged, had pieces of wood inserted into their anus and had their genitals burned with alcohol.




Miquilo (Miguel Angel) Mamaní

Age 29

Salta (Argentina)

Stabbed. 14 Mar 2012

In the early morning, various individuals got out of a car and, without any known motive, attacked the victim, inflicting several wounds with a sharp weapon. Before dying, the...




Chiquinha (Francisco) Neco de Oliveira

Age 35

Teresina, Piauí (Brazil)

Beaten. 14 Mar 2012

The victim’s body was found in the trunk of her own car, showing beating wounds from a stone.




(Cícero) Neto Brás de Sousa

Age 28

Teresina, Piauí (Brazil)

Beaten. 14 Mar 2012

The victim had been arrested by the police for beating a sister. While the police stated that the victim committed suicide in jail, relatives, friends and neighbours insist that...




Rosita Hidalgo

 

Miami, Florida (USA)

Stabbed. 15 Mar 2012

Rosita was found in her apartment gagged, stabbed, and with her throat cut. She was of Cuban descent, and worked as a small-time escort bringing her clients to her apartment.




Name Unknown

Age 40

Maipú, Santiago Metro (Chile)

Beaten. 16 Mar 2012

The victim’s body showed lesions in the head, which caused their death in the early morning.




Javier

 

Salamanca, Guanajuato (Mexico)

18 Mar 2012

TvT partner organisation Centro de Apoyo a las Identidades Trans www.periodico.am 19.10.2012




(Demetrio) Apaza Mayta

Age 42

La Paz (Bolivia)

Beaten. 19 Mar 2012

The victim was tortured, burned, and beaten to death by a mob of up to 400 people.




(José Carlos) de Almeida

 

Teresina, Piauí (Brazil)

Shot. 20 Mar 2012

An alleged perpetrator was arrested on 20 March 2012.




Marcela (Eliomar) Machado de Almeida

Age 23

Teresina, Piauí (Brazil)

Shot. 20 Mar 2012

TvT project: Associacao de Travestis do Piaui, online blog, 20.03.2012




(David William) Cândido de Oliveira

Age 20

Londrina, Paraná (Brazil)

22 Mar 2012

The victim’s body was found at a construction site on 22 March with severe head and neck trauma.




Elaine (Elton Jonh) Felipe de Oiveira da Silva

 

João Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil)

Shot. 22 Mar 2012

TvT project: Quem a Homofobia Matou Hoje?, online portal, 22.03.2012




Perlita (Eduardo) Cano

 

Ciudad del Este, Alto Paraná (Paraguay)

Shot. 23 Mar 2012

The victim's body was found in an area frequented by trans sex workers near Lago de la República - but one which she did not frequent herself.




(Samuel) Ferreira do Nascimento

Age 22

Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 24 Mar 2012

The victim was a sex worker who was killed in the early morning on Rua Oscar Araripe where she used to work.




Tyrell Jackson

Age 23

Riviera Beach, Florida (USA)

Shot. 24 Mar 2012

Jackson and a friend were both shot by a man who was described as targeting young trans people who do sex work. Jackson's friend - who was also a trans sex worker - survived.




Daniela (David Oswaldo) Pantoja Churion

Age 21

Ocumare del Tuy, Miranda (Venezuela)

Shot. 25 Mar 2012

Daniela was shot dead together with a 19-year-old woman called Alejandra.




Mônica

 

Rua Antônio Sodré, Sao Goncalo, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Shot. 26 Mar 2012

The victim was shot in the early morning by a man on a motorbike near a bar.




Shahid

Age 30

Lahore, Punjab (Pakistan)

Stabbed. 26 Mar 2012

TvT project: The Express Tribune 27.03.2012




Hana (Adriano) Santiago Rocha

Age 25

Vila Brasil, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 28 Mar 2012

The victim was a sex worker and stabbed to death, presumably by a client who fled the scene after committing the crime.




Tugce (Hasan) Sahingoz

Age 23

İzmir (Turkey)

Shot. 30 Mar 2012

The victim was shot in her car. The perpetrator was arrested.




Name Unknown

 

Capão Grande, Mato Grosso (Brazil)

Shot. 31 Mar 2012

The victim died of two gun shots.




Roberta (Fernando) Candeira Aires Neto

Age 16

Av. Pedro Freitas, São Pedro, Teresina, Piauí (Brazil)

Stabbed. 31 Mar 2012

The victim was stabbed five times by a 17-year-old friend of her childhood.




Junior Richardo de Jesus

 

Ituiutaba, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Shot. 31 Mar 2012

The victim's skeleton was found with bullet fragments near body. The date of death is unknown.




Baga (Edson) Duarte de Souza

Age 38

Lagoa das Pedras, Campos dos Goytacazes, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Beaten. 1 Apr 2012

The victim's body was found burned on the sofa in her own apartment, which the perpetrator set on fire.




Debora (Javier) Arango

Age 30

Doleguita, David, Chiriquí (Panama)

Beaten. 2 Apr 2012

Debora died inside the room she had rented. Her body showed wounds of various blows in the face.




Talita (Cláudio) Araújo Santos

Age 17

Renascer, Cabedelo, Paraíba (Brazil)

Shot. 2 Apr 2012

The victim was shot at the door of her own apartment.




(Rafael) Alves Lopes

Age 24

Timbú, Eusebio, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 2 Apr 2012

TvT project: Jangadeiro, online portal, 03.04.2012




Coko Williams

Age 35

Detroit, Michigan (USA)

Shot and throat cut. 3 Apr 2012

Coko was killed in an area which is known for sex work. Her killer fled in a car.




Júlia

 

Goiânia, Goiás (Brazil)

Cosmetic filler complications. 4 Apr 2012

Júlia died from a cardiac arrest three days after a cosmetic filler injection.




Olga Tyan

 

Moscow (Russia)

Murdered. 4 Apr 2012

Olga was murdered. No other details are known.




Nüket Kızılkaya

 

Aydın (Turkey)

Stabbed. 5 Apr 2012

Nüket was found dead in her apartment. She had been stabbed 40 times.




(Wagner) de Moraes

Age 22

Sao José dos Pinhais, Paraná (Brazil)

Stoned. 6 Apr 2012

The victim was killed on R. Ana Moretz Miranda.




Karolly Mel

 

São Paulo (Brazil)

Beating. 6 Apr 2012

The victim was beaten to death and thrown out of a car on R. Epitácio Pessoa.




Cláudia (Sebastiao Francisco) Vila Nova

Age 38

Bezerros, Pernambuco (Brazil)

9 Apr 2012

The body of the victim, who was around 38 years old, was found on 9 April 2012.




Meankshiammal

Age 42

Hosur, Tamil Nadu (India)

Slit throat. 9 Apr 2012

The victim's body was found naked with marks of burns on the chest. Police suspect that a youth, who used to visit Meenakshiammal frequently, may be involved in the crime.




Paige Clay

Age 23

Chicago, Illinois (USA)

Shot. 16 Apr 2012

Paige's body was found in an alley behind the 4500 block of West Jackson Boulevard in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. She had been shot in the forehead.




Pamela Moitiño Contreras

Age 26

Melo, Cerro Largo (Uruguay)

Beaten. 18 Apr 2012

Pamela's body was found weighted down inside a well eight days after she had disappeared. Her body showed clear signs of sexual abuse and the death was caused by blows from a...




Greice Kelly Pereira

Age 26

Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil)

Stabbed. 18 Apr 2012

The victim was known for having won the city's "Miss Gay" title twice. The police arrested the perpetrator.




Jaqueline Lorenzo de Souza Neves

Age 29

Chapecó, Santa Catarina (Brazil)

Murdered. 19 Apr 2012

The victim, whose body was found on 19 April, had been missing since 14 April 2012.




Cassandra/Casandra

Age 39

Montevideo (Uruguay)

Shot. 22 Apr 2012

Cassandra's body was found with a gunshot wound to the neck at Avenida Lima y Paraguay in Barrio La Aguada.




Rebekah

 

Maceió, Alagoas (Brazil)

Shot. 22 Apr 2012

Rebekah was shot in the back of the head.




Name Unknown

 

Governador Valadares, Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil)

Dismembered. 23 Apr 2012

The victim's body was found dismembered and gagged in a plastic bag near the BR-116 highway.




Leandro Eduardo Campos Ferreira

Age 25

Olinda, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Shot. 26 Apr 2012

The victim was shot eleven times on Av. Leopoldino Canuto de Melo.




Name Unknown

 

Guarulhos, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 27 Apr 2012

The alleged murderer was arrested by the police and confessed the crime, saying he had killed the victim and a woman who was a sex worker because they reminded him of his mother.




Ranjita (Gita)

Age 50

Sri Gangangar, Rajasthan (India)

Strangled. 27 Apr 2012

Ranjita was the guru of a hijra dera. According to the police she was killed, because of the walth of her hijra dera.




(Fernando) Carvalho Martins dos Santos

Age 20

Franca, São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 28 Apr 2012

The murder took place on R. Jerônimo Teodoro Souza.




Cristiely (Geovanilson) de Souza da Costa

Age 19

Santa Inês, Maranhão (Brazil)

Shot. 29 Apr 2012

The killing took place on Av. Pres. Castelo Branco.




Brandy Martell

Age 37

Oakland, California (USA)

Shot. 29 Apr 2012

Brandy was sitting in her car having a conversation with two men when one of them "became enraged and shot her when he realized she was trans." Witnesses believed that it was a...




Bianca Niero (José Dejair) Melle Sobrinho

Age 21

Vinhedo, São Paulo (Brazil)

Beaten and stabbed. 30 Apr 2012

The victim died in hospital on 30 April, after having been in coma since 19 April with severe injuries of stabs and beatings.




Chrissie Azzopardi

Age 22

Finsbury Park, London (United Kingdom)

Stabbed. 30 Apr 2012

Chrissie was stabbed multiple times in the bedroom of her home. Her body was found lying on her bed with fatal stab wounds after neighbours noticed a bad smell coming from her...




Name Unknown

Age 33

Calle Vicente Guerrero, Colonia Independencia, Acapulco (Mexico)

Shot. 4 May 2012

The victim’s body was found abandoned on a street, showing wounds of gunshots and torture.




Name Unknown

 

Puente Nacional, Veracruz (Mexico)

6 May 2012

The body was found floating by a riverbank in an advanced state of decomposition.




Sharmila

 

Delhi (India)

Beaten. 7 May 2012

Sharmila was the confidant of Sharmila, who was murdered one week earlier by the same people. She was "hammered to death".




José Ibáñez Quirola

Age 22

Ecuador

Stoned. 8 May 2012

The victim was hit with a stone on the head several times. Her body abandoned naked on the highway.




Paloma (Charles) Moreira de Sousa

 

Araguaína, Tocantins (Brazil)

Beaten. 8 May 2012

TvT project: Surgiu, online portal, 10.05.2012




Stefanny

Age 25

Blumenau, Santa Catarina (Brazil)

Hanged. 9 May 2012

The victim's body was found hanged on a bridge on the BR-470 road.




Name Unknown

 

Esperança, Paraíba (Brazil)

Shot. 10 May 2012

Note that tdor.info gives the location as Hope, Paraiba so it's possible there were two cases.




Anil Aayiramthengu

Age 39

Thangassery, Kollam, Kerala (India)

Throat cut. 10 May 2012

Anil had her throad cut and had abdominal injuries.




Name Unknown

 

San Benito, El Petén (Guatemala)

Shot. 10 May 2012

The body was found on a wasteland, showing shot wounds and was partly burned.




Lorena Escalera Xtravaganza

Age 25

Brooklyn, New York (USA)

Strangled. 11 May 2012

Lorena was found unresponsive on her bed after a fire broke out in her apartment. She had been strangled.




Name Unknown

Age 30

Alajuela (Costa Rica)

Shot. 14 May 2012

The body was found on the acres of a farm, showing signs of torture. The victim was hit in the face, stabbed and then shot dead.




César Aníbal Argel Negrete

Age 40

La Esmeralda, Barranquilla, Atlántico (Colombia)

Stabbed. 15 May 2012

The victim died due to a machete attack by various persons. The victim was a human rights defender in the area of sexual diversity.




Liro Liro (Murilo) Cezar Lopes

 

Peabiru, Paraná (Brazil)

Shot. 16 May 2012

The victim's body was found with gunshot wounds in the back, chest and head.




Bibi (Orbelín) Ramos de la Cruz

 

Atasta de Serra, Tabasco (Mexico)

Beaten. 16 May 2012

Bibi was drinking beer in the company of a friend or client, who was the perpetrator. She died in hospital.




Name Unknown

Age 35

El Salto, Jalisco (Mexico)

Shot. 16 May 2012

The bodies of two trans women were found with gunshot wounds in a car on Calle La Cuesta, La Loma.




Name Unknown

Age 35

El Salto, Jalisco (Mexico)

Shot. 16 May 2012

The bodies of two trans women were found with gunshot wounds in a car on Calle La Cuesta, La Loma.




Name Unknown

Age 30

Tlaquepaque, Jalisco (Mexico)

Strangled. 16 May 2012

The bodies of two trans women were found with marks of strangulation in Independencia, Los Puestos.




Name Unknown

Age 30

Tlaquepaque, Jalisco (Mexico)

Strangled. 16 May 2012

The bodies of two trans women were found with marks of strangulation.




Name Unknown

Age 30

Tlajomulco de Zúñiga, Jalisco (Mexico)

Beaten. 16 May 2012

The victim’s body was found, showing marks of beatings with the head covered with masking tape.




José Armando Rocha Ramos

Age 21

Carretera Irapuato-Salamanca, Guanajuato (Mexico)

Run over. 19 May 2012

The police assume that it was no accident, since the dead body had been relocated from the scene of the crime.




Name Unknown

 

Culiacán, Sinaloa (Mexico)

Shot. 20 May 2012

Neighbours found the victim’s abandoned body on Calle General José María Yañes in Colonia 21 de Marzo. The killing was committed in the style of an execution.




Kimberly (José Edgar) López Inzunza

 

Colonia Luis Donaldo Colosio, Sinaloa (Mexico)

Shot. 25 May 2012

Kimberly was murdered inside her own apartment.




Jaime Antonio Lopez

 

Machiques, Zulia (Venezuela)

Shot. 31 May 2012

Jaime died from multiple gunshot wounds.




Name Unknown

 

Vila Antártica, Bauru, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 2 Jun 2012

The victim’s body was found in a sex workers’ area, showing knife wounds in the neck and the nose.




Lulu (Luis Fernando) Navarro Vargas

Age 19

Caracas, Distrito Capital (Venezuela)

Shot. 3 Jun 2012

A person got out of a car that had been driving around the area and started shooting Lulú. She was hit five times and died at the scene.




Name Unknown

 

Santa Mônica, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Shot. 5 Jun 2012

TvT project: O Tempo, online portal, 05.06.2012




Patrícia de Oyá (Pedro Alcir) Vieira dos Santos

Age 50

Rio Pardo, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Shot. 7 Jun 2012

The victim was an leader of an Afro-religious community (mae de santo). She had also been known sice she was one of the state's first travestis to legally adopt a child. She was...




Manuel Sánchez Jiménez o Carlos Pérez González

Age 33

Benito Juárez, Distrito Federal (Mexico)

Dismembered. 8 Jun 2012

The victim’s body was dismembered and abandoned in different places of the region. The police suspect the perpetrator to be a person who had been in a prison before the crime.




Iván Zavaleta Aguilar

Age 25

Calle Aquiles Serdán, Colonia Heberto Castillo, Guerrero (Mexico)

Shot. 8 Jun 2012

The victim’s body showed wounds of gunshots that caused the death and was found on a piece of wasteland.




Thapelo Makutle ("Queen Bling")

Age 24

Kuruman, Northern Cape (South Africa)

Throat cut. 9 Jun 2012

Thapelo was killed after two men followed her home and broke into her apartment. Earlier they had argued with her over her sexual orientation.




Karla

Age 35

Calle Francisco I., Lázaro Cárdenas, Guerrero (Mexico)

Shot. 11 Jun 2012

A client entered the bar El Pantano and shot Karla without any apparent motive.




Name Unknown

Age 25

Santo Domingo, Chilpancingo, Guerrero (Mexico)

Beaten and stabbed. 11 Jun 2012

According to the forensic medical service, the victim died as a consequence of various blows on different parts of the body as well as a wound in the head probably caused by a...




Paola (Sidislei) da Silva

Age 32

R. João Ubaldo de Souza, Linhares, Espirito Santo (Brazil)

Shot. 12 Jun 2012

The victim was with two persons at the apartment of one of them, the other also being injured during the attack. The latter told the police the name of the perpetrator. He was...




José Antonio Méndez

Age 17

Altamira, Tamaulipas (Mexico)

Beaten. 14 Jun 2012

The victim’s body was found abandoned on a street, showing multiple blows that caused the death




Bianca da Silva

Age 24

Belém, Pará (Brazil)

Shot. 17 Jun 2012

Bianca was one of three trans women shot by two men on a motorbike. She died at the scene, but the other two victims survived.




William Geovanni Aguilar Pérez

Age 20

Villa Nueva, Guatemala (Guatemala)

Shot. 17 Jun 2012

The victim was persecuted several meters, presumably by gang members. The authorities suspect a link to debts of an extortion.




Alison

 

Villa Nueva, Guatemala (Guatemala)

Shot. 17 Jun 2012

The victim was persecuted several meters, presumably by gang members. The authorities suspect a link to debts of an extortion.




José Alfredo Munguía Cibrián

Age 20

Rancho La Zacatera, Carretera Carrizalillos-San Antonio, Comala, Colima (Mexico)

Shot. 18 Jun 2012

TvT partner organisation Centro de Apoyo a las Identidades Trans www.quadratincolima.com.mx 18.06.2012




Carla (Carlito) Barbosa da Silva

Age 29

R. Rêgo Freitas, São Paulo (Brazil)

Strangled. 19 Jun 2012

The victim had been with three men, who presumably killed the victim by strangulation. All three were arrested.




(Octavio Hernandez) Villanueva

Age 16

Tepic, Nayarit (Mexico)

Stabbed. 19 Jun 2012

A number of social organizations have expressed concern about the negligence of the authorities in the investigation of the killing, based on their assumption that it might be a...




Sasha Lee Gordon

Age 38

Cape Town, Western Cape (South Africa)

Stabbed. 24 Jun 2012

TvT partner organization: Gender DynamiX




Vicky (Axel)

 

Between San Cayetano and Pantanal, Ciudad Tepic, Nayarit (Mexico)

Beaten. 25 Jun 2012

The victim’s body was found in a brushwood between two communities, showing marks of stabs and blows. Some days before, actions against trans sex workers had been taken, one...




Jeimy Tamara Pérez

 

Ciudad de Guatemala (Guatemala)

Shot. 28 Jun 2012

Jeimy was shot several times by a police officer who whem they supposedly maintained a romantic relationship. The victim was of Honduran origin.




Name Unknown

 

Pinhais, Paraná (Brazil)

Murdered. 28 Jun 2012

The police confirmed that the victim’s body had been burned and was found without legs and one hand, which were presumably eaten by animals from the area.




Camila (Carlúcio) de Oliveira

Age 40

R. Luiz Bagnol, Baurú, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 30 Jun 2012

The victim was killed in the early morning in a sex workers' area.




Tracy Johnson

Age 40

Baltimore, Maryland (USA)

Shot. 5 Jul 2012

Tracy died from multiple gunshot wounds.




Priscila Bezerra dos Santos

Age 23

Sairé, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Shot. 6 Jul 2012

Priscila's body was found with gunshot wounds on the BR-232 highway.




Name Unknown

 

Rod. Osni Mateus, São Paulo (Brazil)

Nurned. 7 Jul 2012

The victim’s body was found burned in a eukalyptus grove of a cellulose company near the Osni Mateus highway.




Guillermo Villanueva Cicatl

Age 33

Colonia Alianza Popular, Chilpancingo, Guerrero (Mexico)

Murdered. 9 Jul 2012

The body was found abandoned inside a brothel with the hands and legs tied behind the back in an advanced state of putrefaction.




Karla Gutiérrez

Age 20

Dolores, Carazo (Nicaragua)

Strangled. 9 Jul 2012

Karla's body was found at the 70 kilometre point on the Nandaime-Rivas highway. She was naked and her body showed signs of strangulation.




Neşe Dilşeker ("Seçil Anne")

Age 46

Antalya (Turkey)

Stabbed. 10 Jul 2012

Neşe was found dead in her apartment with her face slashed and her throat cut.




La Jarocha (Rubén) Mata Rodríguez

 

Calz Ignacio Zaragoza, Santa Martha Acatitla, Iztapalapa, Distrito Federal (Mexico)

Stabbed. 14 Jul 2012

The victim was attacked in her apartment by her partner and a friend, who, after stabbing her, abandonded the body on an avenue.




Bia (Alberto) da Silva

Age 23

Joao Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil)

Shot. 23 Jul 2012

According to the police, the victim was sleeping as four men entered her apartment in the early morning, who shot her. Da Silva was taken to hospital, where she died.




Name Unknown

 

Obrerista, Monterrey, Nuevo León (Mexico)

Shot. 24 Jul 2012

Neighbours heard the detonation but did not report anything. The victim’s body showed a gunshot wound in the head and was fettered.




Samuel

 

Karachi, Sindh (Pakistan)

Shot. 27 Jul 2012

The victim was killed together with three other people. The suspect belongs to a local gang and "has admitted that he has committed all the murders in the name of honour killing".




Aline Caboquinha

Age 19

Boa Vista, Roraima (Brazil)

Shot. 29 Jul 2012

The victim, who was from an indigenous Guiana community, lived in an illegalised situation and did sex work.




Patsy Castañeda Olivar

Age 25

Lázaro Cárdena, Michoacan (Mexico)

Shot. 29 Jul 2012

Patsy was shot twice in the chest at the corner of Doctor Miguel Silva and Francisco I. Madero streets by Fidel Lombera Barragán, an architect and former deputy for the PRD.




Pâmela Scheyfon

 

Sao José de Mipibu, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

Shot. 30 Jul 2012

Pâmela was shot and killed at the entrance of a nightclub as she was talking to two men. Her two companions were injured, but both survived.




Name Unknown

 

Karachi, Sindh (Pakistan)

30 Jul 2012

The victim was in mid-30s.




Beterraba (Carlos) Chaves do Amaral

Age 26

Parauapebas, Pará (Brazil)

Shot. 31 Jul 2012

According to the police, the victim was shot by one of two persons on a motorbike.




Name Unknown

 

Rod. Contorno, Serra, Espírito Santo (Brazil)

31 Jul 2012

The body of the victim was found on a vacant lot at the Contorno Highway on the night of Tuesday 31st July.




Sapphire

 

Baurú, São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 31 Jul 2012

Sapphire died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds to the chest, head, and leg.




Barbarita (Marlon Javier) Jiménez Alemán

Age 21

San Pedro Sula, Cortés (Honduras)

Shot. 2 Aug 2012

Supposed agents of the National Office of the Investigation of Crimes (DNIC) appeared at Barbita Jiménez Alemán’s house in Colonia San Martín. They stated they were...




Kendall Hampton

Age 26

Cincinnati, Ohio (USA)

Shot. 4 Aug 2012

Kendall was shot while walking to a convenience store. She died in hospital.




Nelson Daniel Cruz

Age 26

Ciudad de Guatemala (Guatemala)

Stabbed. 5 Aug 2012

The victim was reportedly stabbed to death by another trans person.




Shania Vanesa Ávila Mendoza

Age 27

Sincelejo, Sucre (Colombia)

Shot. 5 Aug 2012

Shania was shot in the head by a client.




Vanderson Viegas Silva

 

São Paulo (Brazil)

Run over. 5 Aug 2012

Dragged two blocks by a car




Dandara (José) Iraquitam da Costa

Age 32

Natal, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

Beaten. 7 Aug 2012

TvT project: Quem a Homofobia Matou Hoje?, online portal, 07.08.2012




Name Unknown

 

Tres Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil)

Stabbed. 7 Aug 2012

The victim's body was found in a rural area on 7 August 2012 and had been lying there for at least 30 days.




Name Unknown

Age 30

Penjamo, Guanajuato (Mexico)

Decapitated. 10 Aug 2012

An anonymous call alerted the police about the victim’s body, which showed multiple stab wounds, one of the them in the face.




Sirena Paola

Age 44

Maicao, La Guajira (Colombia)

Beaten. 11 Aug 2012

Sirena’s body was found inside her own apartment and showed wounds of a blow with a sharp object on the head. She was a stylist, and a promoter of HIV/AIDS prevention within the...




Thalia

 

El Zotuco, Misantla, Veracruz (Mexico)

Murdered. 13 Aug 2012

The victim’s body was found naked and with marks of violence inside her own apartment.




(Erlan Raimundo) Sobrinho

 

Cabo de Santo Agostinho, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Stabbed. 14 Aug 2012

TvT project: Quem a Homofobia Matou Hoje?, online portal, 14.08.2012




Tiffany Gooden

Age 19

Chicago, Illinois (USA)

Stabbed. 14 Aug 2012

Tiffany's body was found on the second floor of an abandoned building. She had been stabbed multiple times, including in the face and neck.




Ysabele dos Santos Freier

Age 30

São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 15 Aug 2012

Ysabele was one of four trans sex workers who were shot by the same motorcyclist in one night. Two died.




Eduarda Vasconcelos

Age 24

São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 15 Aug 2012

Eduarda was one of four trans sex workers who were shot by the same motorcyclist in one night. Two died.




Maricela (Jesús) Morales González

Age 22

Calle La Panorámica, Taxco, Guerrero (Mexico)

Shot. 15 Aug 2012

Maricela’s body was found on a highway.




Larissa Silveira

Age 24

Piracicaba, São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 17 Aug 2012

Larissa's body was found dumped by the side of the Cornélio Pires highway with gunshot wounds to the chest and face.




Name Unknown

 

Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl, Estado de México (Mexico)

Decapitated. 18 Aug 2012

The victim was a sex worker and was presumably attacked by a client.




Bruna da Silva Oliveira

Age 25

Pernambuco (Brazil)

Shot. 20 Aug 2012

Bruna was shot.




Carol

 

Rua Barão de São Domingos, Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

Stabbed. 26 Aug 2012

The victim was stabbed by the vendor Elenice Andrade de Almeida they had reportedly had an argument and the victim had called her a 'prostitute'




Dewayne "Deja" Jones

Age 33

Miami, Florida (USA)

Shot. 26 Aug 2012

Deja was shot multiple times early in the morning of Sunday 26th August in what might have been a robbery seven blocks from her home.




R. F. Pereira

Age 26

Campinas, São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 27 Aug 2012

R. was shot in the arm and face.




Viviana (Arnulfo Manuel) López Moreno

Age 18

Chihuahua (Mexico)

Murdered. 27 Aug 2012

Viviana was killed by her partner, who after being arrested said that they had argued because he did not agree with her doing sex work and wanting to have silicone implants.




Name Unknown

 

Rio Branco do Sul, Paraná (Brazil)

Shot. 27 Aug 2012

According to witnesses, a man had approached a trans woman and a child who were on a public square and shot both of them. The first shot hit the trans woman’s face and the...




Anita (Erivaldo) Domingos dos Santos

Age 28

Campina Grande, Paraíba (Brazil)

Shot. 29 Aug 2012

The victim's body was found on 29 August 2012, but she had been missing since the 23rd.




Natasha Sandro de Moraes Camilo

Age 23

Clementina, São Paulo (Brazil)

Beaten. 29 Aug 2012

Natasha suffered repeated blows to the head with a hoe. Her body was found by neighbors in the backyard of the suspect's residence.




Carla

 

Campo Mourao, Paraná (Brazil)

Shot. 2 Sep 2012

The victim was shot at around 10 pm on Av. Comendador Norberto Marcondes by two persons on a motorbike.




Kyra Cordova ("Kyra Kruz")

Age 27

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA)

Shot. 3 Sep 2012

Kyra was shot in the head from behind, possibly without any warning. She was a counsellor at the Gay and Lesbian Latino AIDS Education Initiative.




Name Unknown

 

Migliarino Pisano (Italy)

5 Sep 2012

The victim's body was found in a ditch near the industrial area of Migliarino Pisano at 10am on 5th September. It is possible that she died as a result of a vehicle impact.




Name Unknown

Age 34

Taubaté, São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 6 Sep 2012

The victim was shot in the head. A condom, the victim’s cell phone and a bullet casing belonging to a weapon used only by the police were found nearby.




Gabriela de Santana

 

Aparecida de Goiânia, Goiás (Brazil)

Shot. 7 Sep 2012

According to the police, three trans women were working on Ns. de Lourdes when armed men approached, commanded them to lie down and shot them dead.




J. Almeida de Andrade

 

Aparecida de Goiânia, Goiás (Brazil)

Shot. 7 Sep 2012

According to the police, three trans women were working on Ns. de Lourdes when armed men approached, commanded them to lie down and shot them dead.




Milena

 

Aparecida de Goiânia, Goiás (Brazil)

Shot. 7 Sep 2012

According to the police, three trans women were working on Ns. de Lourdes when armed men approached, commanded them to lie down and shot them dead.




Windney Machado da Silva

Age 20

Goiânia, Goiás (Brazil)

Stabbed. 7 Sep 2012

Two men were involved in the killing.




Name Unknown

 

Honduras

8 Sep 2012

TvT partner organization: Centro de Apoyo a las Identidades Trans www.conexihon.info 08.09.2012




Name Unknown

 

Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo (Brazil)

Beaten. 8 Sep 2012

The body of the victim was found in a makeshift shack on a construction site by the employee of a nearby gas station.




Ivonne (Antonio)

 

Villa Tablita, Brisas del Sur, Bolivar (Venezuela)

Stoned. 8 Sep 2012

A relative found Ivonne’s body. The perpetrator had killed her with a large boulder.




Yara Duraes Rosa Vugo

Age 24

Cujubim, Rondônia (Brazil)

Beaten. 10 Sep 2012

Yara was beaten to death with a piece of wood by a former lover.




Name Unknown

 

Villa Tablita, Brisas del Paraíso, Estado de Bolívar (Colombia)

Stoned. 10 Sep 2012

The victim was killed with blows of a concrete block on the head.




W. Alves de Souza

Age 44

Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 11 Sep 2012

W. was shot by a prison guard who was subsequently arrested. When questioned the guard claimed that she had stolen his mobile phone two days earlier.




Shola

 

Gujranwala, Punjab (Pakistan)

Slit throat. 11 Sep 2012

Shola’s throat was slit by three unidentified men as she refused to dance in a wedding ceremony.




Lorena Layana Fortunato da Silva

Age 27

Paulista, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Shot. 13 Sep 2012

Lorena's body was found alongide the PE-22 highway. She had been shot twice, of which one in was in the head.




A. X. de Almeida Lousada

Age 28

Santa Rita, Vila Velha, Espírito Santo (Brazil)

Shot. 15 Sep 2012

A. was working in a bar with her uncle when two men came in and shot at them, killing de Almeida and shooting her uncle in the hand.




Vitória da Silva Costa

Age 21

Votuporanga, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 16 Sep 2012

Vitória was brutally murdered in the early hours of Sunday 16th September and her body found near a garbage dumpster. Her killer not only cut her neck but severed one of her ears...




Sandy

Age 24

São José dos Campos, São Paulo (Brazil)

Beaten. 17 Sep 2012

Sandy was attacked at dawn in the Campo dos Alemães neighborhood by the occupants of two cars who stopped nearby. Police were called by neighbours who heard her shouts, but she...




Name Unknown

 

Sorocaba, São Paulo (Brazil)

Burned. 21 Sep 2012

The victim's burnt body was found with hands and feet tied and wounds to her face. Her body had been dragged along a street while wrapped in a blanket. She was probably killed...




Michele Ribeiro de Almeida

Age 18

Tamarana, Paraná (Brazil)

Stabbed. 22 Sep 2012

The victim's body was found on a highway. The day before, she had reportedly been beaten after wrongly being accused of stealing a mobile phone.




Raiony Batalha

Age 40

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

Stabbed. 24 Sep 2012

Raiony was found with abdominal stab wounds face down and with her arms tied in her own house on Rua 16 in in the Alvorada 2 neighborhood of western Manaus.




Kiara

Age 25

Montevideo (Uruguay)

Shot. 24 Sep 2012

Kiara was executed. Her body was found mutilated and partly burned in a park in Avda. Carlos Brussa.




M. A. Basil

Age 36

Realeza, Manhuaçu, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Murdered. 26 Sep 2012

The victim was reportedly attacked by three men, who demanded paid sexual services, started an argument and killed her.




Wilmer Amundaray

Age 27

Autopista Regional del Centro (Venezuela)

Run-over. 26 Sep 2012

The authorities believe that the victim tried to cross the street or was intentionally pushed by another person.




Name Unknown

 

Poza Rica de Hidalgo, Veracruz (Mexico)

Beaten. 26 Sep 2012

The victim’s body showed marks of blows and was found in a state of decomposition within a cistern in Calle Sauce, La La Floresta.




Carlinha

Age 19

Ariquemes, Rondônia (Brazil)

Stoned. 29 Sep 2012

Carlinha was beaten around the head with a stone in an abandoned nightclub in the Marechal Rondon neighborhood. According an argument may have preceded her killing.




Tchesca Vieira Pinho

Age 29

Pirjuí, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 29 Sep 2012

Tchesca was stabbed in the back. Her body was found in a building in the city centre early on Saturday 29th September.




January Marie Lapuz

Age 26

New Westminster, British Columbia (Canada)

Stabbed. 29 Sep 2012

January was stabbed at around 10pm on Saturday 29th September. She died in hospital.




Sammy (Miguel Ángel) Chóez Cedeño

Age 29

Anconcito, Santa Elena (Ecuador)

Strangled. 30 Sep 2012

The victim was reportedly suffocated by a friend who was also a trans person. The alleged perpetrator was arrested.




Francesca (Francisco) Chique Torres

 

Pucallpa, Madre de Dios (Peru)

Stabbed. 30 Sep 2012

The victim was fettered by the aggressor and stabbed four times in the chest and back and cut in the throat deeply.