Vitória, Espírito Santo (Brazil)

1 Oct 2015

Alvari's body was found in an advanced state of decomposition. There were no stab or gunshot wounds.

Name Unknown

Age 30

Ciudad de México (Mexico)

Beaten. 4 Oct 2015

The victim was found with bruises caused by blows to various parts of the body.

Keisha Jenkins

Age 22

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA)

Shot. 6 Oct 2015

Keisha was ambushed, beaten and shot by a group of men at around 2:30am on the morning of 6th October.

Rafaela Capucci

Age 19

Taguatinga, Distrito Federal (Brazil)

Shot. 7 Oct 2015

Rafaela was shot in the face in front of a motel in what is a known sex work area on CSG 9 in Tatuatinga.

Amancay Diana Sacayan

Age 39

Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Stabbed. 11 Oct 2015

Diana's body was discovered tied to her bed and covered in blood. She had been stabbed 13 times.

Yajaira/Scarlet Martinez Flores


Culiacán, Sinaloa (Mexico)

11 Oct 2015

Scarlet left her house to work and was later found dead.

Leticya Santos Ignacio

Age 21

São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 12 Oct 2015

Leticya was shot in the forehead by a motorcyclist, allegedly during an approach for a sexual program.

Miscilene Santana da Silva

Age 25

Ipiaú, Bahia (Brazil)

Beaten. 12 Oct 2015

Miscilene, a person of color, was found on a wasteland with head injuries and a bloody piece of wood.

Name Unknown

Age 30

Veracruz (Mexico)

Stabbed. 12 Oct 2015

The victim was with other people, initiated an argument, and was assaulted by her alleged partner. The police arrested the perpetrator.

Ashley Hallstrom

Age 26

Logan, Utah (USA)

Suicide. 14 Oct 2015

Ashley's body was found on a rural highway soon after she tragically killed herself by walking into traffic.

Kiara Cardenas Perez

Age 26

Barranquilla, Atlántico (Colombia)

Shot. 15 Oct 2015

Kiara was shot twice in the head by hitmen.

Zella Ziona

Age 21

Gaithersburg, Maryland (USA)

Shot. 15 Oct 2015

Zella was shot several times by Rico LeBlond, 22, in an alley behind the Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg. She was found with gunshot wounds to the head and groin areas.

Name Unknown


Ponta Porã, Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil)

Shot. 19 Oct 2015

The victim was in a bar when she was shot. The suspect was on a motorcycle and fled the scene at high speed.

Name Unknown


Bogotá, Distrito Capital (Colombia)

Stabbed. 19 Oct 2015

A fight among some LGBTQI people was caused by an argument that ended with a knife confrontation and the victim's death.

Valentina de Souza Canteiro

Age 20

Ponta Porã, Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil)

Shot. 19 Oct 2015

Valentina left a party with a couple and was found agonizing on the sidewalk with injuries on her neck, dying before the police arrived.

La Guera"" Vazquez Ordoñez

Age 49

Campeche (Mexico)

Stabbed. 20 Oct 2015

The victim was found dead at her house with a bag over her head and several knife


Age 40

Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Shot. 21 Oct 2015

Rose was shot in the chest.



Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh (India)

24 Oct 2015

According to a neighbour, four hijras took Anusha to another house and left. They returned an hour later and took Anusha along with them. Later, the neighbour heard she had been...

Maritza D.M.

Age 24

Loja (Ecuador)

Stabbed. 27 Oct 2015

Maritza's body was found with a dagger at heart level.

Name Unknown


Jaboatão dos Guararapes, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Shot. 28 Oct 2015

The victim was found naked with two gunshots: one in her head and another in her abdomen. A used condom was among the victim's belongings.

Xiaofeng Zhang

Age 22

Liaocheng, Shandong (China)

Defenestrated. 28 Oct 2015

Xiaofeng was pushed out of the 5th floor by his father. The victim was a trans and intersex boy. His father had also injured his fiancé (who died in May 2016) terribly.

Name Unknown


Michoacan (Mexico)

Tortured. 29 Oct 2015

The victim showed signs of torture and several wounds on the body caused by a sharp weapon.

Tiffany Latifah da Encarnaçao Farias

Age 24

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

Stabbed. 30 Oct 2015

Tiffany was stabbed in the neck - allegedly by a rival sex worker.

"La Potra" Camacho Luque

Age 25

Guasave, Sinaloa (Mexico)

Stabbed. 2 Nov 2015

The victim was walking back home from work when was attacked with a knife. Injured, she went to a friend's house who took her to a hospital where she unfortunately died.



Ciudad del Este, Alto Paraná (Paraguay)

Shot. 2 Nov 2015

The driver of a vehicle without number plates approached Marilina, a trans woman who was doing sex work in the streets, and shot her.

Name Unknown

Age 17

Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Shot. 2 Nov 2015

The victim was shot once in the face and eleven times in the back.

Teresa Ruiz Nuñez

Age 26

Antofagasta (Chile)

Strangled. 2 Nov 2015

Teresa was murdered after an argument with a 46 year old client in his house in calle Barros Arana.

G. C. Pavao Barbosa

Age 32

Colombo, Paraná (Brazil)

Stabbed. 8 Nov 2015

The victim was stabbed six times and thrown out of a moving car.

Leticia Campos

Age 26

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Murdered. 8 Nov 2015

Leticia was murdered by a man she was dating. She had not revealed that she was trans and admitted to a friend that she was worried about his reaction if she disclosed that...

Name Unknown

Age 28

Bogotá, Distrito Capital (Colombia)

Stabbed. 9 Nov 2015

The victim was attacked with a bladed weapon by a minor.

Julissa/Brithany Hernandez

Age 17

Reynosa, Tamaulipas (Mexico)

Shot. 10 Nov 2015

In a settling of scores several people entered Julissa's home and shot her. Two other trans women were injured.



Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

12 Nov 2015

The victim was thrown out of a car in front of a supermarket while still wearing a condom.

Vikki Thompson

Age 21

Armley, Leeds, West Yorkshire (United Kingdom)

Died in custody. 13 Nov 2015

Vikki died by hanging in a cell in HMP Leeds, a Category B men's prison.

Yoshi Tsuchida

Age 38

Tokyo, Kantō (Japan)

Suffocated. 13 Nov 2015

Yoshi was found at his home in Fussa City by his adopted son, dead, mutilated and draped in a blanket, with his head covered in a plastic bag, and "his face skinned off by a...

Gala Ramirez Flores

Age 37

San Fernando, Tamaulipas (Mexico)

Stoned. 14 Nov 2015

Gala's body was found in an abandoned house with multiple blows to the head.

Nilay Özden

Age 33

Maltepe, Istanbul (Turkey)

Stabbed, drowned and strangled. 23 Nov 2015

Nilay's body was found by friends in her home. A client had stabbed, drowned and then strangled her with the belt of a bathrobe.

Penelope Marcolan Shavetock ("Penelope Charmosa")

Age 21

Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil)

Stabbed. 25 Nov 2015

Penelope was stabbed fifteen times in a dispute over a prostitution point at Ucy Nagamine Street, on the corner of Euvira Matos de Oliveira.

Rafaela da Silva Neto

Age 42

São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 25 Nov 2015

Rafaela was killed by a client. Her body was found in a hotel room with a deep cut to her throat.

Shella Aprilia

Age 27

Jakarta (Indonesia)

Stabbed. 25 Nov 2015

Shella reportedly died from multiple stab wounds all over her body.

Susana Mattano

Age 31

Sete Lagoas, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Stabbed. 30 Nov 2015

Susana was stabbed several times late on Monday 30th November.



Istanbul (Turkey)

Stabbed. 2 Dec 2015

Alev was stabbed in the heart by a man who approached her as a potential customer.

Mac Ohana

Age 18

Bellingham, Washington (USA)

Suicide. 2 Dec 2015

Mac died by suicide after encountering severe transphobia and gatekeeping by clinicians.

Vanessa Huaspa

Age 26

Cuenca, Azuay (Ecuador)

4 Dec 2015

Vanessa's body was found in a state of putrefication in an apartment in Azuay, in downtown Cuenca. She had previously told her friends that she suffered physical and psychological...

C. Torres

Age 28

Bogotá, Distrito Capital (Colombia)

Beaten. 5 Dec 2015

The victim was arrested when she was with her partner and taken to a police station, where she allegedly died beaten by the police.

Alecia dos Santos de Jesus

Age 24

Lagarto, Sergipe (Brazil)

Run over. 6 Dec 2015

Alecia was run over by a car and the driver never stopped.

Kesley Dos Santos Arruda

Age 26

Santo Antonio da Platina, Paraná (Brazil)

Beaten. 9 Dec 2015

Kesley was run over by a car and later beaten with a wooden bat on her face and chest.



Sao Luis, Maranhão (Brazil)

Stabbed. 10 Dec 2015

Layana was found on the floor with multiple stab wounds.

J. G. Lopez Antoima

Age 19

Puerto Ordaz, Bolivar (Venezuela)

Shot. 11 Dec 2015

The attackers shot the victim through the car window after pretending they were clients and fled at full speed.

Gina Mar Cobos

Age 27

Bucaramanga, Santander (Colombia)

Stabbed. 11 Dec 2015

Gina was assaulted by a person she'd already had previous problems. The assailant was arrested.

P. Ottaviano

Age 60

Temixco, Morelos (Mexico)

Stoned. 15 Dec 2015

P. was found dead on Vicente Guerrero street in the town of Pueblo Viejo. She had been hit over the head with a stone.

Brenda Lee

Age 46

Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Beaten. 16 Dec 2015

Brenda was found half-naked on her bed with head injuries. An office chair nearby was found with bloodstains and her car had been stolen.

Name Unknown


La Patilla, Caracas, Distrito Capital (Venezuela)

17 Dec 2015

The victim's body was found on a city bridge.

Rayssa Rangell

Age 25

Guarulhos, São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 17 Dec 2015

Rayssa was found dead with headshots.

Chanel Siqueiros

Age 24

Hermosillo, Sonora (Mexico)

Suicide. 20 Dec 2015

Chanel died by suicide after being the victim of transphobic bullying.



Santo Antonio do Descoberto, Goiás (Brazil)

Stabbed. 20 Dec 2015

The perpetrator had a relationship with Paulete for 3 years. According to him, the fight that concluded in Paulete's death was because he wanted sex and she didn't.

Shayla Gonçalves Moreira

Age 24

Parauapebas, Pará (Brazil)

Beaten. 20 Dec 2015

Shayla's body was found on a river bank. She argins of the river with several bruises on her face.



Xonacatlán, Estado de México (Mexico)

Shot. 21 Dec 2015

Allegedly, when customers realized that Joana was trans, they killed her and threw her from a car into the street.

J. Andrade de Almeida

Age 27

Caldas Novas, Goiás (Brazil)

Stabbed. 22 Dec 2015

The victim was approached by a man on a car. She got into the car and minutes later she got out, already stabbed.

Alan Cusso

Age 17

Rubi, Barcelona, Catalonia (Spain)

Suicide. 24 Dec 2015

Alan died by suicide after being relentlessly bullied.

Mel Pereira de Almeida

Age 28

Rio Verde, Goiás (Brazil)

Throat cut. 25 Dec 2015

Mel's body was found in an advanced state of decompositionon the afternoon of Sunday 3rd January in a ditch approximately 3 meters deep on the banks of a secondary road of...

Name Unknown

Age 34

Madang (Papua New Guinea)

Stabbed. 25 Dec 2015

The victim was stabbed in the neck by her nephew with a screwdriver.

Phoebe Titus

Age 30

Wolseley, Western Cape (South Africa)

Stabbed. 27 Dec 2015

Phoebe was stabbed in the neck by a 15-year-old youth in broad daylight after an argument. Hers was the second reported LGBTI murder in the area in a month.

Camila Montoya


Cali, Valle del Cauca (Colombia)

Shot. 1 Jan 2016

Camila was shot twice by police officers while she was walking through the streets of the El Retiro neighborhood in the 15th district of Cali.

Name Unknown



1 Jan 2016

TvT project: Cattrachas 10.02.2016

Name Unknown



1 Jan 2016

TvT project: Cattrachas 10.02.2016

Name Unknown


Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 4 Jan 2016

The victim was shot at least 5 times. Her identity is unknown.

H. M. Prieto Medina

Age 28

Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo (Mexico)

Stabbed. 6 Jan 2016

The victim was found bloodied in her bed, brutally murdered with blows and stab wounds to the head.

J. A. de Araldo Dourado

Age 17

Limoeiro, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Shot. 8 Jan 2016

J. and their partner Paola were shot several times by unidentified men who entered the house where they lived. Both died from their injuries.

Paola Bracho ("Chica")

Age 25

Limoeiro, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Shot. 8 Jan 2016

Paola and her partner J. were shot several times by unidentified men who entered the house where they lived. Both died from their injuries.

Name Unknown


Bhadrachalam (India)

Stabbed. 8 Jan 2016

Local residents found the victim's body lying behind a commercial complex with deep stab wounds on the neck.

Vanessa Cortez Peña


San Salvador (El Salvador)

Shot. 8 Jan 2016

Vanessa was shot three times.



Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City (Mexico)

Beaten. 9 Jan 2016

Melanie died of severe brain trauma after being beaten by a man she had gone with to the Empire Hotel at 14 José Manuel Othón Street.

Paloma Hernandez Garay


Jalco (Mexico)

Beaten. 9 Jan 2016

Two men beat Paloma unconscious after a discussion. She managed to reach her home and her family took her to receive medical attention, but it was too late.

Name Unknown



Beaten. 10 Jan 2016

The victim died of severe brain trauma after being beaten in the head with a piece of wood by her partner.

Flavia Andrade das Neves


Barra de Santo Antônio, Alagoas (Brazil)

Shot. 12 Jan 2016

Flávia was found dead in a home where she was working as a housekeeper. She had been shot.

Samantha Ortiz Chicas

Age 18

Usulutan (El Salvador)

Decapitated. 12 Jan 2016

Samantha was beheaded and her body found under a bridge located in a place beset by gang members. The police have not determined whether she was killed by this criminal...

Ashly Carrillo


Olocuilta, La Paz (El Salvador)

Shot. 13 Jan 2016

Ashly was kidnapped and found dead with traces of torture.

Name Unknown


Zapopan (Mexico)

Strangled. 14 Jan 2016

The victim was found with a wire around her neck.

Giovana Atanazio


São José, Santa Catarina (Brazil)

Drowned. 17 Jan 2016

Giovana was last seen entering a client's car. Her body was found three days later among the rocks on the river's shore.

Márcia Cabrita

Age 38

Senhor do Bonfim, Bahia (Brazil)

17 Jan 2016

Márcia was found by her partner laying in bed. The cause of her death is unknown.

Nathallya Figueiredo

Age 25

Capão da Canoa, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Stabbed. 17 Jan 2016

Nathallya was found stabbed inside her car on Avenida Beira-Mar on the morning of Sunday 19th January. She died in hospital.

Bella Inostroza

Age 40

General Roca, Río Negro (Argentina)

Shot. 17 Jan 2016

Bella's body was found on Sunday 17th January in an irrigation ditch. She had been shot in the head.

Bábara Malquimi

Age 35

Itaguaí, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Run over. 18 Jan 2016

Bábara was killed by a stolen car which suddenly plowed into Barbara and other two trans women at high speed.

Name Unknown


Campeche (Mexico)

Stabbed. 21 Jan 2016

The victim's body was found with several wounds and signs of strangling with a cable.

Paula Fernandes


Anápolis, Goiás (Brazil)

Run over. 21 Jan 2016

A man ran over Paula after she had broken the vehicle's rear view mirror.

Jasmine Sierra

Age 52

Bakersfield, California (USA)

Beaten. 22 Jan 2016

Jasmine's body was found by police on 22nd January in an apartment on the 1000 block of Monterey Street.

Monica Loera

Age 43

Austin,, Texas (USA)

Shot. 22 Jan 2016

Monica was shot in front of her home by JonCasey Rowell, 30, on the night of 22nd January. She died in hospital.

Bruna Souza

Age 23

Rio Verde, Goiás (Brazil)

Stabbed. 23 Jan 2016

Bruna was approached by several young men on the evening of Saturday 23rd January. They led her to a darkened area next to a motel in Sector Pauzanes and then stabbed her several...

Ketelen Alves

Age 23

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

Shot. 23 Jan 2016

Ketelen was shot twice in the abdomen by a potential client who approached her in a car.

A. de Paula Carvalho

Age 27

Aparecida de Goiania, Goiás (Brazil)

Shot. 24 Jan 2016

A. was shot. Witnesses reported hearing four shots and a motorcycle pulling out.

Dani Pereira

Age 20

São José do Vale do Rio Preto, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Shot. 24 Jan 2016

Dani was shot once in the chest. She died on the way to the hospital.

Paola Barraza


Comayagüela, Distrito Central (Honduras)

Shot. 24 Jan 2016

Paola answered her door and was fired upon five times: three times in the head and twice in the chest. She died at the scene as a result of her wounds. She was a member of the...

Michelly Fernandes

Age 30

Macaé, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Shot. 25 Jan 2016

Michelly was shot eight times while just a few meters from Macaé police station.

Fabiano Hilário

Age 20

Curitiba, Paraná (Brazil)

Shot. 27 Jan 2016

Fabiano's body was found in an isolated place known as a dumping ground for murder victims. He had been shot in the head.



La Luz, Villa de Tututepec, Oaxaca (Mexico)

Shot. 28 Jan 2016

Dana was shot in the head on the morning of Thursday 26th January and her body abandoned in a trash dump.

Name Unknown


São Paulo (Brazil)

Strangled. 31 Jan 2016

The victim was one of several killed by a group of vigilantes.

Angela Likina


Ufa, Bashkortostan (Russia)

Stabbed. 1 Feb 2016

Angela was stabbed by a man who had come to visit her ex-wife. After being stabbed she managed to reach a neighbour and tell them who did it.

Jessica Riascos


Florida (Colombia)

Shot. 1 Feb 2016

TvT partner organisation Centro de Apoyo a las Identidades Trans & Periodico La ultima, 01.02.2016

Kayden Clarke

Age 24

Mesa, Arizona (USA)

Shot. 4 Feb 2016

Kayden died in hospital after being shot by police officers while suffering a mental health crisis. They had came to his home following a suicide call.

Cristina Iniciarte Iniciarte

Age 29

Maracaibo, Zulia (Venezuela)

Shot. 6 Feb 2016

Cristina was shot by the occupants of a car. Her body was found in the street.

B. Elizalde Vicente


Oaxaca (Mexico)

Stabbed. 9 Feb 2016

The victim's body was found in a pool of blood on the floor inside a building in the El Punto neighborhood. She had been stabbed 24 times.

Monica Devin


Morelos (Mexico)

Stabbed. 9 Feb 2016

Monica was attacked by a taxi driver and taken to a hospital, where she died.



Maracanau, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 11 Feb 2016

Malu's body was found in brushwood. She had been shot 9 times.

Name Unknown

Age 30

Carapicuíba, São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 12 Feb 2016

The victim was shot below the arm and found on the sidewalk.

Name Unknown


Veracruz (Mexico)

Stabbed. 15 Feb 2016

After drinking in her house, there was a discussion with her partner, who attacked her with a sharp weapon.

Cicarelli de Carvalho

Age 36

João Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil)

Stabbed. 16 Feb 2016

Cicarelli was stabbed more than twenty times. Two suspects were arrested, but one was still being looked for.

Pepsi Arevalo Gomez

Age 23

Santa Tecla, La Libertad (El Salvador)

Stabbed. 16 Feb 2016

After being hired by a client, she disappeared and was later found dead.

T. E. de Moraes Geremias

Age 37

Valinhos, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 16 Feb 2016

The victim was stabbed 9 times by a former partner. The motive is believed to have been jealousy.

D. L. Rabelini Quadros


Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Asphyxiated. 19 Feb 2016

The victim was one of two whose bodies were found partially burned. Both had their hands tied and showed signs of torture.

D. L. Silva de Oliveira


Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Asphyxiated. 19 Feb 2016

The victim was one of two whose bodies were found partially burned. Both had their hands tied and showed signs of torture.

Veronica Banks Cano


San Antonio, Texas (USA)

19 Feb 2016

Veronica's body was found in a hotel room by police. She was lying in a bathtub of water fully clothed. Her body showed no obvious signs of trauma.

Lucha Zarate Vilcas

Age 53

Rouen, Seine-Maritime (France)

Shot. 20 Feb 2016

Lucha was shot in the head. In July 2019 Mimoun Moumni, 38, was sentenced to 30 years in prison for her murder.

Maya Young

Age 25

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA)

Stabbed. 20 Feb 2016

Maya was found on the street suffering from multiple stab wounds to her neck and chest. She died in hospital shortly after midnight.

C. Moreira Batista Neves

Age 25

Campina da Lagoa, Paraná (Brazil)

Stabbed. 21 Feb 2016

C. was stabbed by a man who had hurled unprovoked transphobic insults at her.

Jóse Salazar

Age 34

Florencio Varela, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Beaten. 21 Feb 2016

Jóse's body was found found half-naked in the street after she had gone out on a date. She had been beaten and possibly raped.

Natalia Alcaraz Orozco

Age 25

Chinchina, Caldas (Colombia)

Shot. 21 Feb 2016

Natalia was shot in the arm and head. She died instantly.

Name Unknown

Age 35

Guerrero (Mexico)

21 Feb 2016

The body of the victim was found in a state of decomposition in a vacant lot with hands and feet tied. It is estimated four days had passed since her death.

E. dos Santos

Age 36

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

Shot. 22 Feb 2016

The victim was shot in the stomach by her ex-partner.

I. Maya Vargas

Age 30

Quintana Roo (Mexico)

Shot. 23 Feb 2016

Two gunmen on a motorcycle issued several shots at the victim.

Bruna Teixeira

Age 25

João Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil)

Shot. 24 Feb 2016

Bruna was shot at least four times by two men in a black car.


Age 37

Curitiba, Paraná (Brazil)

Beaten and burned. 24 Feb 2016

Natascha died after two months in hospital. On 27th December 2015, she had been beaten, had gasoline poured over her, and set on fire while on Rua Victor Ferreira do Amaral.

Demarkis Stansberry

Age 30

Baton Rouge, Louisiana (USA)

Shot. 27 Feb 2016

Demarkis was shot in the head by 24-year-old Nicholas Matthews inside Matthews’ home at about 11:30am on Saturday 27th February. He died at the scene.

Name Unknown

Age 27

Gravataí, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Shot. 27 Feb 2016

The victim was shot 3 times alongside the edge of the RS-118 highway on the night of Saturday 27th February.

Fabiola Pimentel Jiménez

Age 24

Barquisimeto, Lara (Venezuela)

Shot. 28 Feb 2016

The victim was shot by individuals on a vehicle.

Karen Peña Aranguren

Age 33

Barquisimeto, Lara (Venezuela)

Shot. 28 Feb 2016

The victim was shot by individuals on a vehicle.

Name Unknown


Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Shot. 29 Feb 2016

The victim's body was found with a head shot.

Kedarie/Kandicee Johnson

Age 16

Burlington, Iowa (USA)

Shot. 2 Mar 2016

Kedarie/Kandicee was a teenager who used two names and identified as transgender and genderfluid.

Name Unknown


Quintana Roo (Mexico)

Stabbed. 2 Mar 2016

The victim had an injury caused a sharp weapon near the chest.

Michelle Fuentes Robles

Age 30

Cartago (Costa Rica)

Shot. 3 Mar 2016

Michelle was killed at her home with multiple gunshot wounds. The police arrested two suspects involved and believes it might be a case of trafficking.

Buse Dönmez ("Çok Şeker Buse")

Age 31

Bakırköy, Istanbul (Turkey)

Stabbed. 4 Mar 2016

Buse was attacked in her home, being stabbed multiple times and then strangled. Her body was found by friends two days later.



Sao Gonçalo, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Stabbed. 5 Mar 2016

Trator was stabbed by an ex-boyfriend following an argument.

Name Unknown

Age 25

Comitan, Chiapas (Mexico)

Cut throat. 6 Mar 2016

The victim was killed with strikes against the edge of a step. Under her body there was a puddle of her own blood and some of it splashed up the wall.

Mika P. da Silva


Macau, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

Shot. 7 Mar 2016

Mika's body was found in a garbage dump. She had two gunshot wounds, one in the groin and another in the head.

Name Unknown


João Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil)

Stabbed. 7 Mar 2016

The victim was a trans man. His body was found in an abandoned mansion.

Name Unknown


El Salvador

8 Mar 2016

The victim had lesions in the face.

Maria do Bairro


Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

Murdered. 9 Mar 2016

Maria's body was found in an abandoned building. Near her body a piece of wood and a knife were found.

Zhukran Supu

Age 20

Subang Jaya, Selangor (Malaysia)

Defenestrated. 9 Mar 2016

Zhukran was found dead after being thrown from an apartment on the 3rd floor by her boyfriend.

L. A. da Silva


Londrina, Paraná (Brazil)

Dismembered. 10 Mar 2016

L.'s mutilated and decomposing body was found in a hotel room. Her arms and one leg had been severed.

Camilla Rios

Age 29

Rio das Pedras, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Shot. 12 Mar 2016

Camilla was shot dead in Rio das Pedras in the West Zone of Rio at dawn on Saturday 12th March. According to witnesses her killers were riding a motorcycle.



Rawalpindi, Punjab (Pakistan)

Shot. 12 Mar 2016

As Naila opened the door, a man opened fire with a pistol, killing her on the spot and running away.

Ketty Piscopo ("Simonetta")

Age 64

Fuorigrotta, Naples, Campania (Italy)

Throat cut. 13 Mar 2016

Ketty's body was found in a car parked in Naples, halfway between Fuorigrotta and Bagnoli. She had been stabbed in the throat.

Camila Dominguez Garcia

Age 35

Cardenas, Tabasco (Mexico)

Asphyxiated. 15 Mar 2016

Camila's body was found in a vacant lot with a bandage on her neck.

Cris Santos da Silva

Age 27

Teixeira de Freitas, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 15 Mar 2016

Cris was shot three times on the night of Tuesday 15th March. A 16 year old subsequently confessed to the crime.



Çorlu, Tekirdağ (Turkey)

Stabbed. 20 Mar 2016

After a fight, the perpetrator stabbed Aleda and fled the crime scene.

M. Moreira

Age 16

Sinop, Mato Grosso (Brazil)

Beaten. 20 Mar 2016

M.'s body found on waste ground near a nightclub where she had gone the night before. She had been killed by a blow to the head with a piece of wood.

D. Santos Barros

Age 21

Uberlandia, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Stabbed. 23 Mar 2016

He was stabbed 30 times by his cousin. His body was them hidden behind a wardrobe.

Quartney Davia Dawsonn-Yochum

Age 32

Los Angeles, California (USA)

Shot. 24 Mar 2016

Quartney was shot by an ex-partner on the afternoon of Tuesday 22nd March, in broad daylight near her home in Los Angeles.

Cristiana M. M.

Age 19

Buena Vista, Santa Cruz (Bolivia)

Beaten. 25 Mar 2016

Cristiana's body was found in a pond with blows and head injury. The police think she was killed elsewhere and the body disposed in the lake.

Johana Bravo


Los Puertos de Altagracia, Zulia (Venezuela)

Shot. 26 Mar 2016

Johana was killed by strangers who approached her and, without a word, shot her. The police speaks of an execution.

Tatiana Guanipa Romero

Age 29

Barquisimeto, Lara (Venezuela)

Shot. 26 Mar 2016

Tatiana was a stylist. She was shot three times by two men shortly before midnight on Saturday 26th March.

Keity do Nascimento

Age 42

Imperatriz, Maranhão (Brazil)

Beaten. 27 Mar 2016

Keity was beaten to death in front of a gas station.

Gabriella Rodrigues


Aparecida de Goiania, Goiás (Brazil)

Shot. 28 Mar 2016

Gabriella was shot twice by two men on a motorcycle. She died at the scene.



Aracaju, Sergipe (Brazil)

Shot. 29 Mar 2016

Andinho was shot several times in the afternoon of Tuesday 29th Marchin the vicinity of Avenida Euclides Figueiredo in the Japanzinho District North of the Sergipana Capital.

Erika Rojas

Age 29

Formosa (Argentina)

Burned. 1 Apr 2016

Erika disappeared on 1st April and her body was found 21 days later partially burned and in a state of decomposition in a vacant lot in the Barrio Industrial Park of the city. A...

Dayana Zarate Bustamante ("Dayana Kenya")

Age 24

Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia)

Stabbed. 2 Apr 2016

Dayana was killed by her abusive partner. He then robbed her and fled.

Diana Torres Conde


Puebla (Mexico)

Stabbed. 3 Apr 2016

Diana was found inside her vehicle with stab wounds in the chest and stomach. The police suspects she was taken to her home and killed inside her car.

B. C. Madariaga Hidalgo

Age 22

Quintana Roo (Mexico)

Shot. 8 Apr 2016

The victim was executed and her body found with the hands tied, gagged, and with a head shot.

Vanessa Ferreira Prestes

Age 35

Paranaguá, Paraná (Brazil)

Shot. 8 Apr 2016

Vanessa was shot dead on the night of Friday 8th April by two men on a motorcycle.

Shante Thompson

Age 34

Houston, Texas (USA)

Beaten, stabbed and shot. 10 Apr 2016

Shante and her friend Willie Sims were talking with each other when a group of men approached them and started to beat them with crowbars or tire irons.

Amanda Araújo

Age 17

Imperatriz, Maranhão (Brazil)

Stabbed. 11 Apr 2016

Amanda's body was found with two stab wounds inside a vacant lot next to a roundabout.

I. R. Gómez Medina

Age 30

Valle Inmaculado (Venezuela)

Shot. 11 Apr 2016

The victim and her cousin were robbed and shot.

Name Unknown

Age 30

Cándido Navarro, San Luis Potosi (Mexico)

Beaten. 11 Apr 2016

The victim's body was found early in the afternoon on a dirt road in the community of Cándido Navarro. Her hands were tied and she had beating marks all over her body.

Luana Biersack

Age 14

Nota Itacolomi, Paraná (Brazil)

Drowned. 13 Apr 2016

Luana's body was found in a minicipal lake in Novo Itacolomi on 22nd April. She had been missing since 13th April.

Alejandra Padilla


San Pedro Sula, Cortés (Honduras)

Beaten. 15 Apr 2016

Alejandra was found on the road with multiple beating injuries on the evening of Friday 15th April. She died in hospital at midnight.

Name Unknown


Morelos (Mexico)

Shot. 15 Apr 2016

The victim's body was found with a woman's. Both were executed by a drug dealers' group. They had stabbing and shot wounds.

Jessica Menezes Cavalcante

Age 24

Uberlandia, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Stabbed. 16 Apr 2016

Jessica was attacked by two young men when she was leaving a bar, and one of whom stabbed her in the shoulder, armpit, and back.

Keyonna Blakeney

Age 22

Rockville, Maryland (USA)

Stabbed. 16 Apr 2016

Keyonna was stabbed to death by Keith C. Renier in her room at the Red Roof Inn in Rockville. In August 2017 he was sentenced to 30 years in prison for her murder.

"La Gaviota" Zambrano Godoy


Maracaibo, Zulia (Venezuela)

Shot. 18 Apr 2016

The victim was approached by four men who, without saying a word, shot her and left her body.


Age 28

Perungalathur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (India)

Stabbed. 28 Apr 2016

The victim was attacked with a knife on the railway tracks and left to die.

Name Unknown


Celaya, Guanajuato (Mexico)

Run over. 30 Apr 2016

The victim was run over by a car. The driver of the car fled.

Wilmer Jose Bellorin Contreras

Age 24

Municipio Caroni, Bolívar (Venezuela)

Shot. 30 Apr 2016

Wilmary was killed by military men who allegedly came at the request of another group of sex workers who had fought inside a bar.

Reecey Walker

Age 32

Wichita, Kansas (USA)

Stabbed. 1 May 2016

Police found Reecey's body inside the apartment after answering a call to investigate a reported disturbance. She had been stabbed multiple times.

W. L. da Luz Conceição

Age 23

Macapá, Amapá (Brazil)

Stabbed. 1 May 2016

W. was stabbed by her 19 year old cousin, apparently in revenge for W. killing her own abusive father.

Adriana Leite


Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Murdered. 2 May 2016

Adriana was murdered. No other details are known.

F. Ortega Martinez

Age 26

Tamaulipas (Mexico)

Shot. 2 May 2016

When not showing to a meeting with a friend, she was searched for and found dead.

Pâmella Beatriz Leão

Age 21

Teresina, Piauí (Brazil)

Shot. 2 May 2016

Pâmella was shot while dancing at a party on 30th January. She died in hospital three months later.

Amaranta Polanco

Age 29

Tamboril, Santiago (Dominican Republic)

Possible suicide. 3 May 2016

Amaranta was poisoned. Her death is believed to have been a suicide, but murder is still not ruled out.


Age 74

Santa Fe (Argentina)

3 May 2016

Chiche's body was found inside her home which showed signs of having been robbed. Her cause of death was not reported.

A. Pessoa da Silva

Age 22

Joao Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil)

Shot. 4 May 2016

A. was shot in the head close to his home. According to anonymous information, the victim had involvement with drug trafficking in the neighborhood.

Letícia Silva

Age 22

Belem, Para (Brazil)

Shot. 5 May 2016

Letícia was shot by two men on a motorcycle not far from her home at around 1pm on Thursday 5th May. She died on the way to the hospital.

W. Amorim Pires

Age 17

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

Beaten. 10 May 2016

W. was taking drugs with a group of people when there was disagreement among them. One of the others hit W. in the head with a hammer.

Giovanna Arrivoli

Age 41

Melito di Napoli (Italy)

Shot. 11 May 2016

Giovanna was reportedly linked to the local organised crime scene. Police said he had been forced to kneel and had then been shot three times, twice in the head, in an...


Age 26

Tulum, Quintana Roo (Mexico)

Beaten and stabbed. 14 May 2016

Jessica was found dead on a sofa in her house by her friends. The previous night she had left a nightclub with a man.

Name Unknown


Culiacán, Sinaloa (Mexico)

14 May 2016

The victim's body was located floating in the gutter without identification documents.

Ana Hickman

Age 30 (born 16 May 1985)

Rio Branco, Acre (Brazil)

Shot. 15 May 2016

Ana was shot dead while she was standing on the street.

Mercedes Successful

Age 32

Haines City, Florida (USA)

Shot. 15 May 2016

Mercedes was found shot to death in a parking lot. She was well known and active in the drag and pageant communities in Haines City.

Michele de Souza

Age 19

São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 15 May 2016

Michele was shot several times by two men on a motorcycle. She died in hospital four days later on 15th May.



Caucaia, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 16 May 2016

Lauandersa's half naked body was found with approximately 30 machete wounds (mainly to her back) in an area frequented by sex workers.

Name Unknown

Age 25

Puebla (Mexico)

Run over. 16 May 2016

The victim was thrown from a car and, due to the impact, her body was split in two.



Goiandira, Goiás (Brazil)

Beaten. 16 May 2016

Paula was beaten and left naked on the road. She was found by the police on 16th May and transferred to a hospital in Goiania, but died four days later.

K. A. Suarez

Age 27

Caracas, Distrito Capital (Venezuela)

Shot. 17 May 2016

The victim was shot on a car and taken to a hospital, where she died the next day.

Litzy Odalis Parrales

Age 30

Santiago (Chile)

Stabbed. 20 May 2016

Litzy was stabbed at least three times after having an argument with a man.



San Miguel (El Salvador)

Beaten. 21 May 2016

The victim participated at the LGBTTTI parade in San Salvador, returned home, and was found dead.

Karoline Valencia

Age 34

Maracaibo, Zulia (Venezuela)

Shot. 24 May 2016

Karoline was murdered while leaving for work.


Age 23

Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan)

Shot. 25 May 2016

Alesha was shot 8 times on the night of Sunday 22nd May and immediately transported to the nearby Lady Reading Hospital. She was ignored by doctors and refused access to either...

J. C. A.

Age 39

Quintana Roo (Mexico)

Asphyxiated. 27 May 2016

The victim was found in her apartment. Police reported that the probable cause of death was asphyxiation

Amos Beede

Age 38

Burlington, Vermont (USA)

Beaten. 29 May 2016

Amos was beaten at a homeless shelter on 22nd May, suffering trauma including facial fractures, multiple blunt force injuries to his face and head, and a number of broken ribs. He...

A. Pérez Nuñez


Colón, La Libertad (El Salvador)

Tortured. 30 May 2016

The body of the victim was found with signs of torture and injuries on the neck with a sharp weapon. The attackers also removed the skin from her face with a razor.

Zuleimy Aylen Sanchez Cardenas

Age 14

Trujillo, La Libertad (Peru)

Shot. 31 May 2016

Zuleimy was shot four times by two gunmen who escaped on a motorcycle. At the time she was sitting outside a house in the La Esperanza district of Trujillo drinking with friends.

Olga Nely Lopez Jimenez

Age 57

Monterrey, Nuevo León (Mexico)

2 Jun 2016

The victim's body was found in a dumpster on a highway's truck stop with three cases of beer beside her. Police said she died due to a stroke, but acquaintances indicate that she...

Barbie/Ashley Ann Reilly

Age 23

Bacoor, Cavite (Philippines)

Beaten and stabbed. 3 Jun 2016

Barbie was beaten and stabbed in the neck by her ex-boyfriend. Her body was found in the fetal position stuffed inside a suitcase and dumped beside the highway.

Name Unknown

Age 29

Chilpancingo (Mexico)

Shot. 3 Jun 2016

The victim was shot to death when leaving a bar with a group of other women.

P. Lugo Olivares

Age 50

Morelos (Mexico)

Beaten. 4 Jun 2016

The victim's body was found in her home with multiple beating injuries.

Pamela Martinez


San Pedro Sula, Cortés (Honduras)

Shot. 4 Jun 2016

Pamea was shot on the night of Friday 3rd June, and died the following day at Catarino Rivas hospital in San Pedro Sula.



Godhaura, Uttar Pradesh (India)

Shot. 5 Jun 2016

Geeta and a friend left the market and, when boarding an auto-rickshaw, three motorcycle- borne miscreants raided the place and opened indiscriminate fire. She died on the spot...

Goddess Diamond

Age 20

New Orleans,, Louisiana (USA)

Burned. 5 Jun 2016

Goddess was found beaten to death in a burning car.

Natalia Sandoval

Age 35

Mendoza (Argentina)

Beaten. 5 Jun 2016

Natalia was a secretary and hairdresser who lived with her mother in a house in Rodeo del Medio, Maipú.

Name Unknown


Quintana Roo (Mexico)

Beaten. 6 Jun 2016

The victim was beaten to death. Another body was also found, and the police suspects it is from an eye witness



Aracaju, Sergipe (Brazil)

Shot. 7 Jun 2016

TvT partner organisation Rede Trans Brasil & Thatiane Araujo (Astra LGBT), 07.06.2016

Patricia Tavares


São Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Stabbed. 9 Jun 2016

Patricia's naked body was found in her home by her boyfriend. She had been stabbed in the back.


Age 44

La Guajira (Colombia)

Stabbed. 10 Jun 2016

Paloma's body was found with an injury on the neck.

Name Unknown


Jose Felix Ribas, Guárico (Venezuela)

10 Jun 2016

The victim's body was found along with the bodies of two men. All of them had signs of decomposition, and the police has stablished that they had died approximately two and a half...

Christina Nimely



11 Jun 2016

TvT partner organisation Refugee Law Center & Transgender Network Liberia

Evelin Abigail Galvan Zamora

Age 24

Coahuila (Mexico)

Stabbed. 11 Jun 2016

The victim was found a few days after gone missing. Her body was stabbed in several parts.


Age 20

Lauro de Freitas, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 12 Jun 2016

Suellen was in a bar. The killer followed her and then shot her 6 times.

Name Unknown


Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Stabbed. 13 Jun 2016

The victim's body was found on a highway with 3 stab wounds in the neck.

Name Unknown


Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan)

Shot. 13 Jun 2016

The victim was in her mid-twenties. She suffered a gunshot wound to her thigh after three armed men broke into her home and tried to rape her.

Name Unknown


Palmares Paulista, São Paulo (Brazil)

Burned. 15 Jun 2016

The victim's body was found burnt with a rope tied around her neck. Beside her there was a vehicle's wheel wrench and a leather belt.


Age 35

Michoacan (Mexico)

Stabbed. 16 Jun 2016

The victim was violently murdered, her genitals mutilated with a knife and left exposed on her belly.

G. Figueira Lima

Age 21

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

Stabbed. 16 Jun 2016

G. was stabbed in the neck by one of two men on a motorcycle on Rua Cônego José Monteiro Noronha at around 11:50am on Thursday 16th June.

Name Unknown

Age 19-25

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

Beaten. 18 Jun 2016

The victim was killed in the early hours of Saturday 18th June. Witnesses heard her call for help and when they went to the scene they found her body.

Yoselinne Gopar Carvajal

Age 35

Oaxaca (Mexico)

Shot. 20 Jun 2016

Yoselinne's body was found in a state of decomposition inside her house. She had been shot.

Lorran Lorang

Age 19

Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Hanged. 22 Jun 2016

Lorran was found hanged with a pair of leggings in a playground.

Monica Ortiz

Age 53

Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Stabbed. 23 Jun 2016

Monica was tied to her bed and stabbed seven times. After that, the attackers set her house on fire.


Age 30

Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil)

Stabbed. 24 Jun 2016

Luana was found by a friend lying on the street where she worked near a gas station. A witness heard cries for help and saw a man running with a knife in his hand.

Danyelly Barby

Age 24

Mogi das Cruzes, São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 25 Jun 2016

Danielly was shot dead leaving a hotel. Military police officer George Silva, 29, was arrested for her murder after he was identified in CCTV footage entering the hotel with...

Julia Almeida

Age 28

Ituverava, São Paulo (Brazil)

Tortured and burned. 25 Jun 2016

Julia was found with wires around her neck in a partially charred sugarcane field on Saturday 25th June.

Sheila Santos


Salvador, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 26 Jun 2016

Sheila and two other people (a 55 year-old man and a 38 year-old woman) were shot several times by unidentified men in a car. Sheila died at the scene and the man died in hospital...

Kimberly da Silva ("Bebel")

Age 45

Florence, Tuscany (Italy)

Stabbed. 29 Jun 2016

Kimberly was a Brazilian migrant and sex worker. She was stabbed to death in her residence in Italy by her partner Mirco Alessi, 42. He also killed a Dominican woman living at the...

Daiane Brasil

Age 36

Uberaba, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Shot. 29 Jun 2016

Daiane was shot four times in front of her house by unidentified assailants who fled on a motorcycle.


Age 17

Jowar Buner, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan)

Shot. 29 Jun 2016

Saba was killed by her cousins in the name of "family honour". The family has refused to disclose any details.

Name Unknown

Age 29

Morelos (Mexico)

1 Jul 2016

The victim's body was found by passerbys in the morning.

Name Unknown


Tabasco (Mexico)

Tortured and shot. 2 Jul 2016

The victim was found on the shore of the Grijalva River, with hands and feet tied, her head covered, and a shot in the neck.

Pandora Pereira Santos

Age 26

São Sebastião, Distrito Federal (Brazil)

Stabbed. 3 Jul 2016

Pandora was stabbed three times by a man as she was leaving a party in the early hours of Sunday 3rd July .

Nickolle Olvieira Rocha

Age 21

Caixias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Beaten. 4 Jul 2016

Nickolle was beaten to death by two teenagers who kicked her and hit her head against a floor. According to police, she may also have been strangled.

D. Rodriguez Silva

Age 48

Dourados,, Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil)

8 Jul 2016

D.'s friend found her body beside her bed. She had blood on her hair.



Balsas, Maranhão (Brazil)

Strangled. 9 Jul 2016

Jade was strangled. Her body was found in the middle of a street in the Cajueiro neighborhood.


Age 42

Gagri, Islamabad Capital Territory (Pakistan)

Shot. 10 Jul 2016

The victim was found murdered near a bridge.

Name Unknown


São Luiz, Roraima (Brazil)

11 Jul 2016

The death of the victim was reported by a WhatsApp message, but the circumstances of her death are unknown.

Edmara Mesquita Leao

Age 36

Palmas, Tocantins (Brazil)

Strangled. 12 Jul 2016

Edmara's body was found in a state of decomposition with signs of torture and extreme violence.

Deeniquia Dodds ("Dee Dee")

Age 22

Washington, D.C. (USA)

Shot. 13 Jul 2016

Dee Dee was shot in the neck during an attempted robbery just around the corner from the house where she lived with her family.

Name Unknown


João Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil)

Stabbed. 13 Jul 2016

The police found the victim's body with 15 stab wounds and a severed hand.

R. da Silva Tavares


Guerrero (Mexico)

Shot. 16 Jul 2016

The victim and the owner of the salon both died.



Nuevo Leon (Mexico)

Beaten. 17 Jul 2016

Thalia was beaten to death in her own home.

Nayara Dias da Costa

Age 23

Goiânia, Goiás (Brazil)

Shot. 22 Jul 2016

Nayara was shot dead outside a motel by two men on a motorcycle at around 10pm on Friday July 22nd.

Paulett González

Age 24

Celaya, Guanajuato (Mexico)

Burned. 22 Jul 2016

Paulett's body was found in the town of Celaya, in the state of Guanajuato. She was so badly burned that genetic testing had to be performed to establish her identity.

Dee Whigham

Age 25

St. Martin, Jackson County, Mississippi (USA)

Stabbed. 23 Jul 2016

Dee was found stabbed 119 times in a hotel room in the Best Western hotel in St. Martin, Mississippi. She had travelled to the town to attend the Gulf Coast Black Rodeo (GCBR)...


Age 25

Ramamurthy Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka (India)

Beaten. 23 Jul 2016

Shruti was dragged out of an autorickshaw and beaten by her former flatmates. She was taken to hospital, but died of her injuries.

Sabrina Souza Sales

Age 25

Luiz Eduardo Magalhaes, Bahia (Brazil)

Beaten. 24 Jul 2016

Sabrina was found dead at Rua José de Alencar on the morning of Sunday 24th July. She was naked from the waist down and had beating marks on her head, neck, and face.

Kristell Barahona

Age 38

San Pedro Sula, Cortés (Honduras)

Shot. 25 Jul 2016

Kristell was killed by a client who refused to pay her.

Feh Lopes Tenten


Brasilia, Distrito Federal (Brazil)

Shot. 26 Jul 2016

Feh was shot several times by three men who entered her apartment.

Name Unknown


Betim, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Shot. 27 Jul 2016

The victim was found dead with with several gunhot wounds.

Name Unknown


Taguatinga do Sul, Distrito Federal (Brazil)

Shot. 27 Jul 2016

The victim was shot dead by an unknown man on a black motorcycle. Witnesses said the victim lived in a townhouse in the region with eight other colleagues.

T. F. Batista

Age 30

Settecamini, Rome, Lazio (Italy)

Beaten. 29 Jul 2016

T.F. was beaten around the head. Her body was found wrapped in a garbage bag and thrown in a field.


Age 40

Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Shot. 30 Jul 2016

Bibis was shot 10 times: once in the heart and 9 times in the head.

Skye Mockabee

Age 26

Cleveland, Ohio (USA)

Head injury. 30 Jul 2016

Skye was found unresponsive in a parking lot with an apparent head-wound early on the morning of Saturday 30th July.

Adriane Bonek

Age 43

São Pedro da Aldeia, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

1 Aug 2016

Adriane was found dead on the banks of the Sapeatiba Mirim road in São Pedro da Aldeia. Her hands were tied.

Jessica Cuervo


Villavicencio, Meta (Colombia)

Shot. 1 Aug 2016

Jessica died from several shots.

Name Unknown


Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán de Ocampo (Mexico)

Shot. 1 Aug 2016

The victim was being persecuted by several men with guns who shot her on the back.

Cucuteña Barón Contreras

Age 31

Barranquilla, Atlántico (Colombia)

Stabbed. 7 Aug 2016

After flirting with two passersby, she was attacked with punches and stabbed, dying at the scene.

Erykah Tijerina

Age 36

El Paso, Texas (USA)

Stabbed. 8 Aug 2016

Erykah was found dead by her stepfather in their apartment at about 8pm on Monday 8th August.

Thiemy Oliveira

Age 24

Maringa, Paraná (Brazil)

Stabbed. 8 Aug 2016

Thiemy was stabbed in the abdomen in the early hours of Monday 8th August. She died in an ambulance.

Name Unknown


Londrina, Paraná (Brazil)

8 Aug 2016

The body was found inside a black plastic bag on a wasteland

Tiffany Rodrigues

Age 23

Alta Floresta, Mato Grosso (Brazil)

Asphyxiated. 8 Aug 2016

Tiffany was killed in the early hours of 8th August. Her semi naked body was found by Military Police in front of a farm gate in the municipality of Alta Floresta.

Rae'Lynn Thomas

Age 28

Columbus, Ohio (USA)

Shot and beaten. 11 Aug 2016

Rae'Lynn was shot and then beaten in her home by her mother's transphobic ex-boyfriend.

Hande Kader

Age 23

Istanbul (Turkey)

Burned. 12 Aug 2016

Hande was a trans activist and sex worker who became known to millions of Turks after being photographed at the forefront of the resistance against police forces attempting to...

Patty Lobo


Poço Verde, Sergipe (Brazil)

Shot. 13 Aug 2016

Patty was shot on Rua Santo Antônio. Information is sketchy, but it is known that she had been detained by police several times in the past.

J. W. de Melo Filho

Age 22

Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Strangled. 16 Aug 2016

J. was strangled by another inmate after a fight in Vespasian Prison on the night of Monday 16th August. Her cellmate Paulo Henrique da Silva do Nascimento admitted responsibility...

Oriana Nicoll Martinez Otero

Age 32

Riohacha, La Guajira (Colombia)

Stabbed. 17 Aug 2016

Oriana's body was found in a room within the Hotel Vivi de Riohacha on the outskirts of Guajira. She had beating and knife wounds, and her body was wrapped on a sheet.

Amphon Kongsong

Age 28

Pattaya, Chon Buri (Thailand)

Strangled. 18 Aug 2016

Amphon was strangled and her body hidden under a hotel room mattress by her killers.



Castanhal, Pará (Brazil)

Stabbed. 19 Aug 2016

Brenda was found dead on a footbridge over the BR-316 highway in the city center. She had been stabbed several times.

Name Unknown

Age 25

Puerto Ordaz, Ciudad Guayana, Bolivar (Venezuela)

Shot. 19 Aug 2016

The victim died from a shot on the face.

L. E.

Age 22

Chaco (Argentina)

Stabbed. 23 Aug 2016

After what appears to be an argument, the victim was stabbed twice.

Marta Baroni

Age 34

Brescia, Lombardia (Italy)

24 Aug 2016

Marta's body was found in a dumpster. An autopsy concluded that she died from natural causes, however given where her body was found doubt has been cast on this conclusion.

Érika Pinto de Arruda

Age 30

Cuiabá, Mato Grosso (Brazil)

Shot. 25 Aug 2016

Érika was shot dead early on Thursday 25th August at a residence on 28th Street of the Pedra 90 neighborhood in Cuiabá.



Feira de Santana, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 29 Aug 2016

Bruniele was murdered early on the afternoon of Monday 29th August. According to witnesses she was shot in the head by a couple after being chased through the market.

Hilda da Silva

Age 46

Aliança, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Strangled. 3 Sep 2016

Hilda was a hairdresser. She was found naked and facedown on her bed on the morning of Saturday 3rd September. She had been strangled with an electric cable.


Age 40

Khadra, Uttar Pradesh (India)

Stabbed. 4 Sep 2016

A close friend of Ravina confessed his crime during interrogation. Police recovered from him a knife with which he had stabbed Ravina before setting her on fire at her house.

Taina Pereira Alencar

Age 22

Londrina, Paraná (Brazil)

Stabbed. 5 Sep 2016

Tainá was stabbed in the neck by a client on the night of Sunday 4th September in Vila Nova, Londrina. She died in an ambulance.

Sofia Gonzales


Queens, New York (USA)

6 Sep 2016

Sofia was homeless. She was found dead on a park bench in Phil Rizzuto Park in Richmond Hill, Queens, but the cause of her death is not known.

Pamela Pereira

Age 16

Conseiçao do Jacuipe, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 9 Sep 2016

Pâmela was shot five times at around 8pm on Friday 9th September at Vila Nova Esperança (Casinhas), by three men who then ran away through a thicket. Six .38 calibre bullet...

Name Unknown

Age 26

Gravatai, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Stabbed and shot. 9 Sep 2016

The victim was killed at dawn on Friday 9th September near the RS-118 Esteio - Gravataí - Viamão highway.



Recife, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Shot. 10 Sep 2016

Chica was shot. According to witnesses she killed by mistake.

F. Natera Encarnación

Age 24

La Romana (Dominican Republic)

Stabbed. 10 Sep 2016

The victim was chased, struck with a machete, and then run over by a vehicle

Zoe Nazarena Quispe

Age 36

Palpalá, Jujuy (Argentina)

Stabbed. 10 Sep 2016

Zoe was stabbed 36 times by her partner Jesús Pantaleón Moreno, 26, after an argument at the house they shared.

T. T. Saffore

Age 27

Chicago, llinois (USA)

Stabbed. 11 Sep 2016

T. T. was found dead in Chicago's Garfield Park on the night of Sunday 11th September. Her throat had been cut and there was a knife nearby.


Age 31

São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 15 Sep 2016

Larissa was shot in the abdomen and thrown from a car. She died in hospital.

Crystal Edmonds

Age 32

Baltimore, Maryland (USA)

Shot. 16 Sep 2016

Crystal was found on a sidewalk by police at 3 a.m on the morning of Friday 16th September. She had been shot in the back of the head.

Name Unknown


San Felipe, Guanajuato (Mexico)

Tortured. 16 Sep 2016

The victim's body was found in the afternoon of Friday 16th September by the side of the road leading to to the rural community of La Estanzuela in the municipality of San Felipe.



Ceará-Mirim, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

Shot. 18 Sep 2016

Biloca was shot four times by her partner after he refused to accept the end of their relationship

"La Pio" Pardo Escobar

Age 26

Barranquilla, Atlántico (Colombia)

Stabbed. 19 Sep 2016

La Pio was stabbed three times and died.

Kelly Johana Oquendo Villada

Age 25

Barrio La Mina (Colombia)

Burned. 20 Sep 2016

Firefighters arrived at Kelly's house and found her body burned. There are versions that mention she was tied up and her house burned.

Heydi Garcia

Age 28


Murdered. 21 Sep 2016

Heydi was found tied up and dead in her salon.

Name Unknown


Morelos (Mexico)

Murdered. 22 Sep 2016

Tweets repored the location of a shackled body.

Chaiene da Silva


Paudalho, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Shot. 24 Sep 2016

Chaiene was shot several times by a group of men who broke into her home. She died in hospital

Marylin Martinez Garcia

Age 24

Estado de Mexico (Mexico)

Shot. 24 Sep 2016

Marilyn was in her salon drinking with other people when she was shot three times.

Rafael da Silva Machado ("Rafinha")

Age 17

Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Shot. 27 Sep 2016

Rafael was shot at least 15 times and his body dragged through the streets at around 9:30pm on the evening of Tuesday 27th September.

Jazz Alford

Age 30

Birmingham, Alabama (USA)

Shot. 28 Sep 2016

Jazz was shot dead in a room at the Kings Inn hotel. Her body was discovered by housekeeping staff.



Aracaju, Sergipe (Brazil)

Stabbed. 28 Sep 2016

Shena's body was found with several stab wounds on José Sarney beach in Aracaju.

Name Unknown


Baja California (Mexico)

Murdered. 29 Sep 2016

The body had the legs naked and the ankles fastened with black tape. The victim was found by the police covered with a blanket.

Paola Ledezma González ("Paola Buenrostro")

Age 23

Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal (Mexico)

Shot. 30 Sep 2016

Paola was shot twice after climbing into a client's car on the night of Friday 30th September. She died almost instantly.