Fany Diniz

Age 30

Belém, Pará (Brazil)

Shot. 3 Jan 2018

Fany was shot dead by two men on a motorcycle at around 9 pm on Riachuelo Street in the Campina neighborhood of Belém.




Name Unknown

 

Brasília, Distrito Federal (Brazil)

Stabbed. 4 Jan 2018

The victim was one of two people tied up and stabbed by two men who broke into her apartment.




Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien

Age 42

North Adams, Massachusetts (USA)

Beaten and stabbed. 5 Jan 2018

Christa was killed by her husband.




C. Sobral

Age 19

Feira de Santana, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 5 Jan 2018

C. was shot. No other information is known.




G. Carrera

Age 48

Tamaulipas (Mexico)

Stabbed. 5 Jan 2018

G. was found dead at home with multiple stab wounds.




I. Y.

Age 26

Gökçebey, Zonguldak (Turkey)

Shot. 6 Jan 2018

I. Y. was shot by an unidentified assailant on the night of 5th December. She was taken to hospital but died in the intensive care unit a month later.




Kagiso Ishmael Maema (“Ousi Kagiso”)

Age 25

Seraleng, Rustenburg (South Africa)

Strangled and beaten. 6 Jan 2018

Ousi Kagiso’s body was found dumped half naked in a stream on 6th January.




V. Peixoto

Age 30

Piripiri, Piauí (Brazil)

Beaten. 9 Jan 2018

V. was beaten to death.




Viccky Gutierrez

Age 33

Los Angeles, California (USA)

Burned. 10 Jan 2018

Viccky’s body was found burned in her apartment in the early hours of 10th January.




Lourdes Reinoso

Age 30

Rio Nio, Tucuman (Argentina)

Stabbed. 14 Jan 2018

Lourdes and her great aunt Francisca Ofelia Palacio, 80, were attacked with a knife by Lourdes’ ex-partner. Both died from their injuries.




Clóvis Figueiredo

Age 52

Recife, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Stabbed. 15 Jan 2018

Clóvis was a hairdresser. She was stabbed to death and robbed in her home.




Jessica González

 

Córdoba, Veracruz (Mexico)

16 Jan 2018

Jessica was found dead on Tuesday 16th January 2018 two weeks after going missing.




Carol Alves

 

Tangará da Serra, Mato Grosso (Brazil)

Shot. 17 Jan 2018

Carol was a sex worker. She was shot in the head in the early hours of the morning by a man who fled on a bicycle.




Name Unknown

 

Chalchuapa, Santa Ana (El Salvador)

Stabbed. 18 Jan 2018

The victim was stabbed and her body thrown from a moving vehicle. Her identity is unknown.




Name Unknown

 

Coetzala, Veracruz (Mexico)

18 Jan 2018

The decomposing body of an unidentified trans woman was found on 18 Jan 2018 at the bottom of a ravine on the edge of the Coetzala-Naranjal road.




Kelly

 

Belém, Pará (Brazil)

Shot. 20 Jan 2018

Kelly was shot. No other information is known.




Name Unknown

 

Concordia do Pará (Brazil)

Beaten. 20 Jan 2018

The victim was found dead in an abandoned residence on the outskirts of the city. She was naked and her face had been beaten.




Emilly Fogaça

Age 21

Florianopolis, Santa Catarina (Brazil)

Drowned. 21 Jan 2018

Emily went missing on 21st January after going to the beach with colleagues. She was last seen with a man in a bar.




Julia de Arruda

Age 37

Várzea Grande, Mato Grosso (Brazil)

Stabbed and beheaded. 21 Jan 2018

Julia was stabbed to death and beheaded in her home on 21st January.




Lohane

 

Governador Newton Bello, Maranhão (Brazil)

Stabbed. 23 Jan 2018

Lohane was stabbed in the neck with a machete by her partner after an argument.




Tyty

Age 22

San Pedro Sula, Cortes (Honduras)

Murdered. 23 Jan 2018

TyTy was killed by MS-13 gang members while he was returning home from a wake. He died just a few blocks away from his home.




Name Unknown

 

Pasay City, National Capital Region (Philippines)

Murdered. 23 Jan 2018

The victim had long hair, was wearing a blouse and short pants that were covered in blood. Police have not identified her.




Chelsy/Cristal Grisales Molina

 

La Virginia, Risaralda (Colombia)

Shot. 24 Jan 2018

Chelsy was shot in her living room by a gunman.




Name Unknown

 

Cancún, Quintana Roo (Mexico)

Shot. 26 Jan 2018

The victim was shot inside a salon by an unidentified assailant from outside the building.




Paola Carranco

 

Mexico City, Distrito Federal (Mexico)

Shot. 26 Jan 2018

Paola had just got into a taxi when another car pulled alongside and a gunmen within it shot her fire times.




Rios Dayane Macklarenn

Age 31

São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 26 Jan 2018

Rios’s decomposing body was found with stab wounds on 26th January. She had been missing since 7th January.




Blanca

 

Los Guaricanos, La Vega (Dominican Republic)

Stabbed. 27 Jan 2018

Blanca was stabbed while working on the street. Their killer was arrested and is believed to have been a client.




Brigith

Age 23

Quintana Roo (Mexico)

Shot. 27 Jan 2018

Centro de Apoyo a las Identidades Trans & El Cuarto Poder, 27.01.2018




Raquel Cosinele

Age 22

Recife, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Stoned. 27 Jan 2018

Raquel’s half-naked and bruised body was found in a ditch with stones and bloodstains scattered across the ground.




Silvana Pineda

Age 34

La Dorada, Caldas (Colombia)

Shot. 27 Jan 2018

Silvana was shot on Avenida Justo Capera in La Dorada. She died at the scene.




Vicky Julieth Alvarado

Age 22

El Tocuyo, Lara (Venezuela)

Beaten and stabbed. 28 Jan 2018

Vicky was beaten and stabbed with a broken bottle in the early hours of Sunday 28th January.




Samira de Alcantara

Age 25

Nossa Senhora do Socorro, Aracaju, Sergipe (Brazil)

Tortured and stabbed. 29 Jan 2018

Samira’s body was found entangled in a fence on a side road near a motel.




Ynina

 

Puerto Madryn, Patagonia (Argentina)

Murdered. 30 Jan 2018

Yanina went missing and was later found murdered.




Anninha Ferreira Rochee ("Ana Carolini")

Age 22

Colatina, Espírito Santo (Brazil)

Beheaded. 1 Feb 2018

Ana's body was found naked, mutilated and beheaded on 7th February.




J. A. Marín Marín

Age 26

Soacha (Colombia)

Stabbed. 1 Feb 2018

Two trans women were robbed of a set of headphones by a pair of robbers. Both gave chase, but while tackling them one was stabbed in the heart. She died in hospital.




Natália Ketlyn

Age 24

Campos Altos, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Beaten and shot. 1 Feb 2018

Natália was killed in the street in Campos Altos. Witnesses saw her screaming for help while running from a man running chasing her making death threats.




Celine Walker

Age 36

Jacksonville, Florida (USA)

Shot. 4 Feb 2018

Celine was shot dead in a hotel room. Initial news reports deadnamed and misgendered her.




Johanna Cardenas Gutierrez

Age 43

Cinisello Balsamo, Milan, Lombardy (Italy)

Shot. 4 Feb 2018

Johanna was murdered by a client. Her body was found at home by her roommate.




Hemilly

Age 18

Garanhuns, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Stabbed. 6 Feb 2018

Hemilly was drinking at a friend's house. When she went out to buy a drink, she was stabbed in the left armpit.




Tonya Harvey (“Kita”)

Age 35

Buffalo, New York (USA)

Shot. 6 Feb 2018

Tonya was shot in the street in late afternoon. Initial police and local news reports misgendered her.




Adriana Estefanía Bonetto

Age 45

San José del Rincón, Santa Fe (Argentina)

Stabbed. 8 Feb 2018

Adriana’s body was found inside her house with multiple stab wounds and wrapped in a bloody sheet.




A. da Silva Silvério

Age 18

Vitória de Santo Antão, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Shot. 8 Feb 2018

A. was shot in the head in the Maranhão neighborhood of Vitória de Santo Antão.




Lohan

Age 17

Vitoria, Espírito Santo (Brazil)

Beaten. 8 Feb 2018

Lohan was a trans man. He was beaten to death in Vitoria on 8th February.




Milonga F. L. Martins

Age 47

Pacajus, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 9 Feb 2018

Milonga was shot on her doorstep by by two men on a motorcycle.




Dominique

Age 35

Uberlândia, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Beaten and stabbed. 10 Feb 2018

Dominique’s body was found wrapped in a rug on Saturday 10th February on a plot of land on the banks of the Córrego do Óleo.




Nayra Wynndyston

Age 28

Riachão, Rio Largo, Alagoas (Brazil)

Shot. 10 Feb 2018

Nayra was shot 5 times.




Tatiana (“Tetris”)

Age 32-35

Santa Fe, Bogota, Distrito Capital (Colombia)

Stabbed. 10 Feb 2018

Tetris was stabbed in the street after an argument with another trans woman. She died in hospital.




Zenith Campbell (“Zena”)

Age 21

Wellington (New Zealand)

Strangled. 11 Feb 2018

Zena was strangled by her boyfriend. Her body was found in a car in the central suburb of Aro Valley at about 1pm on Sunday 11th February.




Name Unknown

Age 25

Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 11 Feb 2018

The victim was shot in the back by two men on a motorcycle while working on Pompeu Vasconcelos street, in Ellery neighborhood.




Bruna

 

Belém, Pará (Brazil)

Shot. 12 Feb 2018

Bruna was shot. Two suspects have been arrested, but no other information is known.




Keila

 

Potions, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 12 Feb 2018

Keila was shot twice by two men on a motorcycle in the Pituba neighborhood during the night of Monday 12th February.




Misheel Ruidias Fernández

Age 26

Ate, Lima (Peru)

Shot. 12 Feb 2018

Misheel was shot in the head during an argument at a party.




Name Unknown

 

Geisel, João Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil)

Shot. 12 Feb 2018

The victim was shot in the neck and died in hospital. According to another sex worker a client was responsible for the shooting.




Bruna Ferrari

Age 17

Concordia do Pará (Brazil)

Stabbed. 13 Feb 2018

Bruna was stabbed in the street. Her killer was arrested.




K. Silva

Age 30

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

Tortured and shot. 13 Feb 2018

This was a particularly horrific attack. K. was thrown from a vehicle with feet and hands tied with tape and mouth gagged before being shot 27 times.




C. Antuán

Age 30

León, Guanajuato (Mexico)

Beaten and shot. 13 Feb 2018

C. was beaten and then shot. Her body found on an abandoned building in the San Martín de los Porres neighbourhood on the morning of 13th February.




Paloma

 

Quinta Normal, Santiago (Chile)

Beaten. 14 Feb 2018

Paloma was admitted to hospital on 2nd February after a transphobic assault by a tenant in her building. She died in hospital from a stroke 12 days later.




Pérola

 

São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 14 Feb 2018

Pérola was a sex worker who was hired by an off duty policeman. Afterwards he refused to pay for her services afterwards and shot her dead.




Ekai Lersundi

Age 16

Ondarroa, Bizkaia (Spain)

Suicide. 15 Feb 2018

Ekai died by suicide after the Gender Unit at Cruces Hospital failed to prescribe puberty blockers/hormone therapy.




Laysla Oliveira

Age 18

Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo (Brazil)

Beaten. 17 Feb 2018

Laysla was beaten to death at around 6am on on 17th February in a room at the Village Motel.




Name Unknown

 

Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas (Mexico)

Shot. 17 Feb 2018

The victim was one of five women (three trans and two cis) shot dead on the road next to a burnt out car in an orchard.




Name Unknown

 

Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas (Mexico)

Shot. 17 Feb 2018

The victim was one of five women (three trans and two cis) shot dead on the road next to a burnt out car in an orchard.




Name Unknown

 

Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas (Mexico)

Shot. 17 Feb 2018

The victim was one of five people (three trans and two cis) shot dead on the road next to a burnt out car in an orchard.




Amanda Rios

Age 23

Joao Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil)

Shot. 19 Feb 2018

Amanda was shot and her body found on Jacarapé beach on the south coast of Joao Pessoa on the morning of 19th February.




Eduarda Brasil

Age 19

Arraras, São Paulo (Brazil)

19 Feb 2018

Eduarda was found dead in the Belvedere Garden at dawn on Monday 19th February, without a bag or cell phone.




E. Carrell Ray

Age 70

Albuquerque, New Mexico (USA)

Beaten. 19 Feb 2018

E. Carrell Ray and her housemate Zakaria Fry went missing on 18th January. Bloodstains were found in their home.




Zakaria Fry

Age 28

Albuquerque, New Mexico (USA)

Beaten. 19 Feb 2018

Zakaria and her housemate E. Carrell Ray went missing on 18th January. Bloodstains were found in their home.




Rayana Ribeiro

 

João Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil)

Shot. 20 Feb 2018

Rayana was shot. No other information is known.




Bia Rocha

 

Recife, Pernambuco (Brazil)

22 Feb 2018

Bia was found dead under a viaduct.




Claudia Oliveira

Age 26

Porto Velho, Rondônia (Brazil)

Shot. 22 Feb 2018

Claudia was shot and killed by drug traffickers at Porto Velho, in São Gonçalo.




Cynthia Moreira

 

San Miguel de Tucumán (Argentina)

Dismembered. 22 Feb 2018

Cynthia’s decomposed and partially dismembered body was found in grassland at the back of an uninhabited house.




Fernanda Caetano

Age 22

Lapa, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Murdered. 23 Feb 2018

Fernanda's body was found in the municipality of Lapa in an advanced state of decomposition.




Phylicia Mitchell

Age 45

Cleveland, Ohio (USA)

Shot. 23 Feb 2018

Phylicia died after being shot in the chest about 6 p.m. inside her home.




Kimberlys Ochoa

Age 19

Barquisimeto, Lara (Venezuela)

Beaten. 24 Feb 2018

Kimberlys was beaten and thrown into an open grave at Bella Vista Cemetery.




Fernanda Dias ("Pit")

Age 29

São Mateus, Espírito Santo (Brazil)

Shot. 27 Feb 2018

Fernanda was shot multiple times from a passing vehicle. She was a hairdresser, and one of the reports suggests that she may have been killed in error.




Alessandra da Silva Alves

Age 50

Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil)

Shot. 1 Mar 2018

Alessandra was killed in a drive-by shooting in the early hours of 1st March 2018. Another trans woman named Nayara was also shot, but survived.




Shayene

 

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Shot. 1 Mar 2018

Shayene's killers shot her from a car.




Malvina Paiva

Age 23

Libertador Municipality of Caracas, Distrito Capital (Venezuela)

Shot. 3 Mar 2018

Malvina was shot in the face from a passing jeep as she was walking down Los Samanes Avenue at 5am on Saturday 3rd March. She died at the scene.




Palola

Age 34

João Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil)

Shot. 3 Mar 2018

Palola's body was found amongst mangroves. She had been shot.




Samielly Castro (“Margrella”)

Age 19

Cachoerinha, São Paulo (Brazil)

Beaten and shot. 4 Mar 2018

Samielly's body was found on waste ground and showed signs of beating and sexual violence.




Name Unknown

 

Culiacán, Sinaloa (Mexico)

Shot. 5 Mar 2018

The victim was shot twice in her home in the Las Coloradas neighborhood.




Hope Verbeeck

Age 17

Tampa, Florida (USA)

Suicide. 6 Mar 2018

Hope took her life on 6th March after writing a heartbreaking letter to her family.




Samantha

Age 35

Chilpancingo, Guerrero (Mexico)

Murdered. 6 Mar 2018

Samantha was found dead at home. The cause of her death is not known.




Alexa Armero Sierra

Age 22

Suba, Bogotá, Distrito Capital (Colombia)

Stabbed. 7 Mar 2018

Alexa was a stylist. She was stabbed in the neck by a visitor to her apartment.




Sol Gómez

Age 24

Santa Fe (Argentina)

Burnt. 7 Mar 2018

Sol's burnt body was found in a landfill site in Recreo on 7th March 2018, but her identity was not confirmed until several days later.




Pâmela Tabete

Age 18

Craíbas, Alagoas (Brazil)

Stoned. 8 Mar 2018

Pamela was found dead near a dam in Sítio Serrote. Her face was disfigured and her body bruised. The stone used to kill her was found near her body.




Kristina

Age 35

Beyoğlu, Istanbul (Turkey)

8 Mar 2018

Kristina was found dead at 8am in in a flat in Beyoğlu, Istanbul. Neighbours claimed that they heard shouting coming from the flat during the night but did not call the police.




Name Unknown

 

Antiguo Cuscatlán, La Libertad (El Salvador)

Stabbed. 8 Mar 2018

The body of the victim was found with knife wounds a block from the Antiguo Cuscatlán Municipal Market.




Nefes

Age 19

Ankara (Turkey)

Strangled. 10 Mar 2018

Nefes was strangled in her flat in the Kolej District of Ankara.




Ximena Garcia

Age 32

Nemi, Lazio (Italy)

10 Mar 2018

Ximena's decomposing body was found in Lake Nemi 30km south of Rome on 10th March. She had disappeared on 22nd January.




Thalita Silva

Age 44

Barra do Garças, Mato Grosso (Brazil)

Stabbed. 13 Mar 2018

Thalita owned a beauty salon. She was found dead with a stab wound to her neck in her home in the Vila Maria neighbourhood.




Yamilet

 

Iquitos, Maynas (Peru)

Stabbed. 14 Mar 2018

Yamilet was stabbed with a bottle by her partner.




Sheila

 

Tepic, Nayarit (Mexico)

Shot. 15 Mar 2018

Sheila was shot in the head in the early hours of Thursday 15th March while she was working in the historic centre of the city.




J. Oliveira da Silva

Age 28

Vila Velha, Espírito Santo (Brazil)

Shot. 16 Mar 2018

J. was talking to others in the Santa Clara neighbourhood when an assailant on a motorcycle shot her in the head. She died at the scene.




Jacob Whelan

Age 20

Cardiff, Wales (United Kingdom)

Suicide. 17 Mar 2018

Jacob was found hanged in his room at Cardiff University. He was on the waiting list for an NHS gender identity clinic and struggled with the delays involved.




Name Unknown

 

Ilha do Governador, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Tortured and shot. 17 Mar 2018

The victim’s body was found floating in the water at Barão Beach, near the Cocotá boat station.




Naomi Hersi

Age 36

Hounslow, Greater London (United Kingdom)

Stabbed. 18 Mar 2018

Naomi was found with knife wounds at the Heathrow Palace guest house late on Sunday morning and was pronounced dead at the scene 30 minutes later.




Bruna Gabriel

Age 19

Ananindeua, Belém (Brazil)

Shot. 19 Mar 2018

Bruna was one of two trans women executed by unknown assailants in a car at dawn on the BR-316 highway in Ananindeua.




N. Naza

Age 45

Ananindeua, Belém (Brazil)

Shot. 19 Mar 2018

N. was one of two trans women executed by unknown assailants in a car at dawn on the BR-316 highway in Ananindeua.




Paola Oliveira

Age 35

Luziânia, Goiás (Brazil)

Shot. 20 Mar 2018

Paola was shot dead after an argument at a bus stop in front of a supermarket. Her murder was recorded by CCTV.




Charly ("Flor del Campo")

Age 25

Tehuacán, Puebla (Mexico)

Tortured, stabbed and beheaded. 21 Mar 2018

Charly was found tortured, stabbed 15 times and beheaded at her home in the Santiago Tula neighborhood at dawn on Wednesday 21st March 2018.




D. A. P. Jiménez

Age 28

Santa Elena, Usulután (El Salvador)

Stabbed. 21 Mar 2018

D. was found dead in the street with multiple stab wounds.




Alanis Burgo

Age 27

Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Strangled. 22 Mar 2018

Alanis was strangled.




Elif

 

Izmir (Turkey)

Suicide. 22 Mar 2018

Elif died after jumping from the balcony of her boyfriend’s home.




Giorginye Dias de Siqueira

Age 26

Aparecida de Goiânia, Goiás (Brazil)

Shot. 22 Mar 2018

Giorginye was shot in the head by two men who got out of a car, shot her and then fled.




Name Unknown

 

São Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Shot. 22 Mar 2018

The victim was shot dead. Her family forbade the broadcast of news reports about the killing.




Daniela Santos

Age 17

Ibicaraí, Bahia (Brazil)

Beaten. 23 Mar 2018

Daniela was killed by her abusive partner and his brother in her home in Ibicaraí, southern Bahia.




Ayaka Neko

Age 19

Anning, Kunming, Yunnan (China)

Suicide. 24 Mar 2018

Neko died by suicide after suffering transphobic abuse from her parents (and her father in particular) and struggling with depression.




Cleide Aládio Zaramarine Neto

Age 33

Itaberaí, Goiás (Brazil)

Beaten. 25 Mar 2018

Cleide was beaten to death by a man inside a motel.




Hildo de Melo Matias

Age 31

Barbalha, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 25 Mar 2018

Hildo and a 47 year old were both shot in the street on the evening of Sunday 25th March. She died at the scene.




Lorena Molina López

Age 25

Montenegro, Quindío (Colombia)

Shot. 25 Mar 2018

Lorena was shot several times in the head by an unknown assailant in the El Carmen neighborhood at around 11:30pm. She died at the scene.




Amia Tyrae Berryman

Age 28

Baton Rouge, Louisiana (USA)

Shot. 26 Mar 2018

Amia was found with gunshot injuries in the Shades Motel on Airline Highway. She died at the scene, and local media misgendered her.




Chutki

 

Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan)

Shot. 27 Mar 2018

Chutki and her friend Aizaz were riding in a rickshaw when they were shot multiple times and killed by two gunmen on a motorcycle.




Asu

 

Findikzade, Istanbul (Turkey)

Suicide. 29 Mar 2018

Asu died by jumping from the roof of her home. According to her friends she had been depressed since her parents died.




Eduarda Amaro ("Martha")

Age 18

Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Shot. 29 Mar 2018

Eduarda was shot during a firefight in the Três Vendas neighborhood on 29th March.




Chance Houle

Age 12

Bismark, North Dakota (USA)

Suicide. 31 Mar 2018

Chance died by suicide on 31st March after a long period of depression and bullying.




Kim Schinaider

Age 28

Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo (Brazil)

Suicide. 31 Mar 2018

Kim died by suicide as a result of a gunshot wound to the head.




Nastya Sapayev

Age 42

Moscow (Russia)

Beaten. 31 Mar 2018

Nastya was beaten to death by a crowd of people on a Moscow street. She was in the city to visit a hospital for medical attention.




Sasha Wall

Age 29

Chesterfield County, South Carolina (USA)

Shot. 1 Apr 2018

Sasha was found dead with gunshot wounds in her car on a rural road in Chesterfield County at 8:30am on Easter Sunday.




Elvira Costa Ferreira

Age 28

Maranguape, Ceará (Brazil)

Beaten and stabbed. 2 Apr 2018

Elvira was kicked, punched and then stabbed to death on Pedro Mendes Vasconcelos Street in the Novo Maranguape neighborhood.




Andressa Muda

 

Macaé, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Burnt. 3 Apr 2018

Andressa was a hairdresser. Her burnt body was found underneath the Bridge of Barra de Macaé.




Yoselyn

Age 29

Álamo, Veracruz (Mexico)

Throat cut. 4 Apr 2018

Yoselyn was found with her head covered by a pillow and throat cut in a room of the Los Azahares hotel.




Benjamin de Jesus Sousa

Age 20

Vila Palitolândia, Teresina, Piauí (Brazil)

Stabbed. 6 Apr 2018

Benjamin was stabbed in the back during a fight with a man he had accused of robbery.




Angra Alessandra Cupertino

Age 46

Feira de Santana, Bahia (Brazil)

Stabbed. 7 Apr 2018

Alessandra was stabbed in the neck and face inside her own home.




Grechen Alina Lara García

Age 40

Guadalupe, Nuevo León (Mexico)

Strangled. 8 Apr 2018

Grechen’s body was found naked in her bedroom. She had been strangled.




V. Alphonze

Age 26

Madurai, Tamil Nadu (India)

Stabbed. 10 Apr 2018

V. was kidnapped at knife point and later stabbed in the neck, chest, stomach and hands.




Millany Santos Figueiredo

Age 23

Nossa Senhora do Socorro, Sergipe (Brazil)

Beaten and suffocated. 15 Apr 2018

Millany was found dead in her home by her mother. Her body was covered in blood and she had been suffocated.




Name Unknown

Age 16

Nuevo León (Mexico)

Asphyxiation/smoke inhalation/suffocated. 17 Apr 2018

The body of the victim had signs of torture.




Nati da Silva (“Ivi”)

Age 30

Lajeado, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Shot. 20 Apr 2018

Nati was shot by the driver of a car in the centre of Lajeado at around 7:50pm on Friday 20th April.




Nycoly Souza Nardoni Bhals

Age 26

Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Shot. 22 Apr 2018

Nycoli was shot in the neck in the early hours of 22nd April.




Brisa

 

Veracruz (Mexico)

Shot. 22 Apr 2018

Brisa was allegedly murdered while resisting sexual aggression.




Chanchal

 

Aashiana, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh (India)

Shot. 22 Apr 2018

Chanchal was shot dead by unidentified assailants in an auto-rickshaw.




Sheena

 

Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan)

Tortured and shot. 22 Apr 2018

Sheena was asleep in her room in Kalu Khan (a village on the main Mardan-Swabi road) when two unidentified men broke in, beat her and then shot her 5 times.




Alejandra Torres Torres

Age 26

Solferino, Manizales (Colombia)

Stabbed. 23 Apr 2018

Alejandra was stabbed in the street during a fight following a party. She died before reaching hospital.




Christina Bentley

Age 26

Brighton, East Sussex (United Kingdom)

Suicide. 23 Apr 2018

Chrissi died by suicide. She was a volunteer for Trans Pride Brighton and My Genderation as well as running the Tumblr Trans Teen Survival Guide.




Name Unknown

 

Puebla (Mexico)

Stabbed. 23 Apr 2018

The victim was stabbed multiple times.




China Colón Colón

Age 25

Naguanagua, Carabobo (Venezuela)

Shot. 24 Apr 2018

China was a hairdresser. She was shot multiple times in an overgrown lot of the La Luz neighborhood.




Lydia Stone

 

Sydney, New South Wales (Australia)

Suicide. 25 Apr 2018

Lydia died by suicide. No other details are known.




Taliana Rodríguez Rómulo

Age 47

Suba, Bogotá, Distrito Capital (Colombia)

Cosmetic filler poisoning. 25 Apr 2018

Taliana was a hairdresser. She died after suffering an allergic reaction following an injection, possibly of an industrial grade silicone filler.




Arturo

Age 30

Colonia Villa de los Belenes, Zapopan, Jalisco (Mexico)

Stoned. 26 Apr 2018

Arturo was found dead at the entrance to a field. A rock had been dropped on her head and four bullet casings were found nearby.




Name Unknown

Age 30

Acapulco, Guerrero (Mexico)

Shot. 26 Apr 2018

The victim was found shot dead in the La Laja neighborhood of Acapulco at around 8am.




Alan Bernnet

Age 21

Recife, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Beaten and stabbed. 27 Apr 2018

Alan was reportedly a drag artist. He and his friend Carlos Lamartine were both found murdered inside a residence.




Gabriely Fancciny

Age 37

Porto Velho, Rondônia (Brazil)

Stabbed. 28 Apr 2018

Gabriely's naked body was found in her apartment in the Central region of Porto Velho. She had been stabbed 25 times.




Grayson Keck

Age 15 (born 24 Jan 2003)

Columbia, South Carolina (USA)

Suicide. 28 Apr 2018

Grayson died by suicide. Two years earlier he had testified at a Congressional hearing on transphobic laws which were before the legislature in his State.




Matheus Passareli

Age 21

Piedade, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Executed and burnt. 29 Apr 2018

Matheus was a non-binary LGBT activist and arts student. They were executed and burned after entering a favela in Piedade in the North Zone of Rio.




Paulinha

Age 27

Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 30 Apr 2018

Paulinha was shot by a man on a motorcycle on Perimetral Avenue during the night of Monday 30th April.




Bianca Santos Albuquerque

Age 40-50

Araras, São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 30 Apr 2018

Bianca's half-naked body was found at a bus stop on Bernardo Coutinho Road, close to the entrance to the Vista Alegre neighborhood.




Rauanna Silva Gerbelly

 

Niterói, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Shot. 30 Apr 2018

Ruanna was shot by a passing group of men while she was standing by the road at the bottom of a hill.




Name Unknown

 

Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil)

Shot. 30 Apr 2018

No details are known.




Muni

 

Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan)

Shot. 4 May 2018

Muni was shot in the head after an argument with a man at an engagement ceremony in Kotkay (northeast of Mansehra).




Thalía

Age 17

Móstoles, Comunidad de Madrid (Spain)

Suicide. 4 May 2018

Thalia died by suicide.




Manju

 

Khajrana, Indore, Madhya Pradesh (India)

Stabbed. 7 May 2018

Manju was found murdered in her rented room. Her husband Salman (with whom she lived) is on the run.




C. Alves

Age 23

Vitória da Conquista, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 8 May 2018

C. was shot dead in the street on Paramirim Avenue in the Patagonia Neighborhood on the morning of Tuesday 8th May.




Karla Patricia Flores-Pavon

Age 18

Dallas, Texas (USA)

Strangled. 9 May 2018

Police officers discovered Karla's body in her apartment on Wednesday 9th May.




Nicole Hall

Age 39

Dallas, Texas (USA)

12 May 2018

Nicole's body was found in a "severe stage of decomposition" floating in the water at White Rock Creek on Saturday 12th May.




Isabel Borja Suárez

Age 29

Venus del Río Quevedo, Los Rios (Ecuador)

Stabbed. 13 May 2018

Isabel was stabbed to death in her salon in the early hours of Sunday 13th May.




Nino Fortson

Age 36

Atlanta, Georgia (USA)

Shot. 13 May 2018

Nino was shot at around 1:53am on Sunday 13th May at an address in Woods Drive in Northwest Atlanta.




Roxsana Hernández Rodriguez

Age 33

Milan, New Mexico (USA)

Died in custody. 13 May 2018

Roxsana died from dehydration 9 days after being taken into custody by US Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE). She was a refugee from Honduras, and had fled to the USA after...




Rosada Durán Romero

 

Valencia, Carabobo (Venezuela)

Shot. 14 May 2018

Rosada was a sex worker. She was shot on the street at around 9pm on Monday 14th May 2018.




Lucky Salavuki

Age 23

Suva, Rewa (Fiji)

Stoned. 17 May 2018

Lucky was found lying in a pool of blood on the Suva foreshore in May and that she had died from massive head injuries after a blunt force trauma.




Myrella Mhell

 

Pirapora, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Shot. 19 May 2018

Myrella was shot. No other details are known.




C. Peralta ("Pandora")

Age 39

Santa Rita, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Shot. 21 May 2018

Pandora was a hairdresser. They were shot 5 times late on Monday 21st May in the Alto das Populares neighborhood.




Gigi Pierce

Age 28

Portland, Oregon (USA)

Shot. 21 May 2018

Gigi was shot on the sidewalk on Southwest 2nd Avenue sometime before 11:08pm on Monday 21st May 2018. She died at the scene.




Name Unknown

 

Nuevo León (Mexico)

Asphyxiation/smoke inhalation/suffocated. 21 May 2018

The body of the victim was found on the side of the road, dead by suffocation.




Yamileth Quintero

Age 25

Culiacán, Sinaloa (Mexico)

Shot. 24 May 2018

Yamileth was shot 4 times in the head at around 8pm near the perimeter fence of Culiacán International Airport.




Beatriz Ribeiro

 

Bacabal, Maranhão (Brazil)

Stabbed. 25 May 2018

Beatriz was stabbed multiple times by a group of at least five people. She tried to run but the killers kept stabbing her.




Maritza Harrera

Age 35

Igualala, Guerrero (Mexico)

Stabbed. 25 May 2018

Maritza was stabbed in the body and neck in her salon on Melchor Ocampo street at around 8pm on Friday 25th May.




D. R. C.

Age 29

Jundiaí, São Paulo (Brazil)

Beaten. 25 May 2018

D.R.C. was a clerk. She was found beaten to death on the banks of a highway in Jundiaí on 25 May after accepting a lift home.




Chandraiah

Age 52

Chandrayangutta, Hyderabad (India)

Beaten. 26 May 2018

A group of trans women were attacked by a mob who believed they were part of a gang planning to kidnap children, based on WhatsApp rumours.




I. Silva

 

Itaberaí, Goiás (Brazil)

Shot. 29 May 2018

I. was shot 7 times in front of the beverage stall where he worked.




S. Antolli

 

Tapachula, Chiapas (Mexico)

Stabbed. 29 May 2018

S. was stabbed in the street by her partner after an argument at 4am on 29th May 2018.




Marty Dragonova

Age 20

Cardiff, Wales (United Kingdom)

Suicide. 30 May 2018

Marty died by overdosing on caffeine drinks and tablets. A coroner said it was clear that he intended to take his own life.




Nayra Matos

Age 25

Maracanaú, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 31 May 2018

Nayra's body was found on a public road after locals heard gunfire. 14 shell casings were found nearby.




Patrícia Pereira

Age 49

Maracanaú, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 31 May 2018

Patricia was a housekeeper/cleaner. Some reports say she was shot by two men inside her home, and others that she was shot by a man on a bicycle just outside.




Antash'a English

Age 38

Jacksonville, Florida (USA)

Shot. 1 Jun 2018

Antash'a was found between two abandoned homes with gunshot wounds. She died in hospital.




Adrielly Oliveira

 

São Paulo (Brazil)

Cosmetic filler poisoning. 2 Jun 2018

Adrielly died after a cosmetic procedure involving industrial grade silicone injections.




Britney Vaz

Age 33

Colniza, Mato Grosso (Brazil)

Shot. 3 Jun 2018

Britney was an entrepreneur and businesswoman who ran her own bar ("Bar da Britney", or "Britney's Bar").




Vitória

Age 19

Salvador, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 3 Jun 2018

Vitória was shot dead on Rua Boa Esperança in the Alto Peru neighborhood. According to police she was executed by gang members.




Name Unknown

 

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

Shot. 6 Jun 2018

The victim was shot in the head at around 3am on Wednesday 6th June inside the Mutirão Fair in the northern zone of Manaus.




Kamylla Roberta

Age 30

Canasvieiras, Santa Catarina (Brazil)

Beaten. 7 Jun 2018

Kamylla was found beaten to death with an iron bar in her home in the north of Santa Catarina Island. She had only moved there a month earlier.




Fernanda Reichert

Age 31

São Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Stabbed. 9 Jun 2018

Fernanda was a beautician. She was found dead with knife wounds to her face and neck inside her home in the Sao Miguel neighborhood at around 5pm on Saturday 9th June.




J. Martínez Cepeda

Age 53

Coahuila (Mexico)

Asphyxiated and beaten. 10 Jun 2018

J. was asphyxiated and hit with a rock.




Tyfanny Montel

Age 23-26

Boa Višta, Roraima (Brazil)

Stabbed. 10 Jun 2018

Tyfanny was found dead at dawn on Sunday 10th June at Rua Carmelo in the Pintolândia neighborhood. She had been stabbed in the chest and arm.




J. G. Romero Ortiz

Age 43

San Sebastián Salitrillo, Santa Ana (El Salvador)

Shot. 14 Jun 2018

J.'s body was found inside a plastic bag buried in the garden of a residence on 14th June. She had been reported missing on 3rd June.




Name Unknown

 

Zamora, Michoacán (Mexico)

Shot. 14 Jun 2018

The victim was found shot in the head in El Olimpo at around 7:40pm on Thursday 14th June. Her identity is unknown.




Jessica Mattos

Age 20

Venâncio Aires, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Asphyxiated. 15 Jun 2018

Jessica's body was found by her sister with her head trapped in a window of an abandoned house at Rua Três, in Battisti neighborhood. She died by asphyxiation.




Name Unknown

 

Colima (Mexico)

16 Jun 2018

The victim was found handcuffed and beaten.




Robertha Sousa

 

Campo Grande, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Cosmetic filler poisoning. 17 Jun 2018

Robertha was a hairdresser. She died from cardiorespiratory arrest after a cosmetic procedure which involved injecting industrial silicone.




Diamond Stephens

Age 39

Meridian, Mississippi (USA)

Shot. 18 Jun 2018

Diamond was found dead inside a crashed van in Meridian, Mississippi (USA) on 18th June 2018. She had been shot in the back of the head.




Agatha Gomes

Age 33

Belford Roxo, Rio de Janero (Brazil)

Shot. 19 Jun 2018

Agatha was a manicurist. She was shot 9 times in Heliopolis Square in the early hours of Sunday 19th June.




Chloe Sagal

Age 31

Portland, Oregon (USA)

Suicide. 19 Jun 2018

Chloe died by suicide in a park in downtown Portland.




Daniela Gutiérrez

Age 49

Santiago del Estero (Argentina)

Clinical neglect. 19 Jun 2018

Daniela died as a result of an illness left untreated because the local hospital refused to admit her.




Nataly Briyith Sánchez

 

Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas (Mexico)

Shot. 19 Jun 2018

Nataly was murdered by a client inside her home. Her killer was arrested for the crime.




Juliana Araújo

 

Brasilia, Distrito Federal (Brazil)

Suicide. 20 Jun 2018

Juliana died by suicide.




Thalia Costa Barboza

Age 33

São Borja,, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Beaten. 21 Jun 2018

Thalia was beaten to death by her partner after he objected to her sharing the fact that they were in a relationship on social media.




Nikolly Silva

Age 16

Cabo Frio, Rio de Janero (Brazil)

Stoned. 22 Jun 2018

Nikoly was stoned to death at dawn on Friday 22nd June.




Gaby Scheifer

Age 19

Campos Gerais, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Shot and run over. 23 Jun 2018

Gaby was shot in the face, arm and fingers on Saturday 23rd June. While trying to escape she was hit and killed by a vehicle.




Cathalina Christina James

Age 24

Jacksonville, Florida (USA)

Shot. 24 Jun 2018

Cathalina was found shot dead in the Quality Inn in the Baymeadows area of Jacksonville.




Katty

 

Yautepec, Morelos (Mexico)

Shot. 24 Jun 2018

Katty was shot dead in a bar called Guingue located in the neighborhood of Santiago in the municipality of Yautepec.




Keisha Wells

Age 58

Cleveland, Ohio (USA)

Shot. 24 Jun 2018

Keisha was found dead with a gunshot wound to the abdomen in the parking lot of an apartment complex.




Bruna da Conceição

Age 33

Lagarto, Sergipe (Brazil)

Shot. 25 Jun 2018

Bruna was shot dead in the Bairro Novo Horizonte municipality of Lagarto on the night of Monday 25th June.




Índia da Silva Pellegrine

Age 21

Salvador, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 25 Jun 2018

Índia was shot in the foot and head at round 5:30am while running away from her attacker in the Campinas de Brotas neighborhood.




Dr Laura Masi

Age 40

San Diego, California (USA)

Suicide. 27 Jun 2018

Laura was a doctor specialising in psychiatry and neurology.




Carla Croft

 

Pacajus, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 28 Jun 2018

Carla was robbed and shot dead in the Pajeu neighborhood of Pacajus. She died in hospital.




Gabrielle Holley ("Gabby")

 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida (USA)

Suicide. 28 Jun 2018

Gabrielle died by suicide.




Name Unknown

 

Chiapas (Mexico)

Murdered. 30 Jun 2018

No details are known. This case is one of 6 killings in the area identified by the Diana Sacayan organisation.




Name Unknown

 

Chiapas (Mexico)

Murdered. 30 Jun 2018

No details are known. This case is one of 6 killings in the area identified by the Diana Sacayan organisation.




Name Unknown

 

Chiapas (Mexico)

Murdered. 30 Jun 2018

No details are known. This case is one of 6 killings in the area identified by the Diana Sacayan organisation.




Name Unknown

 

Chiapas (Mexico)

Murdered. 30 Jun 2018

No details are known. This case is one of 6 killings in the area identified by the Diana Sacayan organisation.




Name Unknown

 

Chiapas (Mexico)

Murdered. 30 Jun 2018

No details are known. This case is one of 6 killings in the area identified by the Diana Sacayan organisation.




Name Unknown

 

Chiapas (Mexico)

Murdered. 30 Jun 2018

No details are known. This case is one of 6 killings in the area identified by the Diana Sacayan organisation.




Alexa Gutiérrez

Age 47

Jesús Maria, Aguascalientes (Mexico)

Stabbed and beaten. 2 Jul 2018

Alexa was stabbed and beaten to death inside her home. Her sister found her body several days after she had been killed.




Daine Grey

Age 22

San Francisco, California (USA)

Suicide. 2 Jul 2018

Daine died by suicide. His parents disowned him and refused to claim his body.




Deepa

 

Jalandhar, Punjab (India)

Beaten and stabbed. 3 Jul 2018

Deepa was stabbed to death. Although she had been attacked before, this time it proved fatal.




Mirela da Silva Soares

Age 29

Balneário Camboriú, Santa Catarina (Brazil)

Strangled. 4 Jul 2018

Mirela's body was found on the afternoon of 4th July beneath a pile of debris in a vacant lot adjacent to a repair shop.




Shirley dos Santos

 

Recife, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Shot. 4 Jul 2018

Shirley was shot dead in the Várzea neighborhood of Recife.




Michele Silveira

Age 16

Itaperuna, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Shot. 7 Jul 2018

Michele was shot dead on late at night by two men on a motorcycle.




Fernanda da Biz

Age 40

Rio Brilhante, Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil)

Stabbed and stoned. 8 Jul 2018

Fernanda was hit over the head several times and stabbed more than 20 times. Her head was crushed and her face torn.




Name Unknown

Age 45

Estado de Mexico (Mexico)

Murdered. 10 Jul 2018

The victim was found dead from repeated blows to the head.




Adri Adelý Jurado

Age 20

El Alto, Le Paz (Bolivia)

Stabbed. 13 Jul 2018

Adri was stabbed in the abdomen with a kitchen knife by a client who came to the establishment where she worked with other sex workers on 12 de Octubre Avenue.




Simge Avcı

Age 24

Samsun (Turkey)

Shot. 13 Jul 2018

Simge was shot in the stomach by her boyfriend at her home in the Ilkadim district. He defended his actions by claiming that she had "mocked his manhood".




Aisha Albuquerque

Age 26

Curitiba, Paraná (Brazil)

Beaten. 13 Jul 2018

Aisha was beaten to death inside an abandoned house in the Boqueirão neighborhood of Curitiba, late on the morning of Friday 13th July. She was found by neighbours after they...




Chanel

Age 25

Toluca, Estado de México (Mexico)

Shot. 15 Jul 2018

Chanel was shot dead at midnight on Sunday 15th July by unknown assailants while working on Alexander Von Humboldt Avenue. She died in an ambulance on the way to hospital.




L. M. Cocom Guzmán

Age 40

Yucatan (Mexico)

Strangled. 15 Jul 2018

L. was found gagged with her hands tied. She had been strangled with her own clothing.




A. Sis

 

Salama, Baja Verapaz (Guatemala)

Shot. 16 Jul 2018

Individuals attacked the victim who was working as a cashier.




Lay Neves de Santana

Age 27

Camaçari, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 16 Jul 2018

Lay was shot in the chest early on Monday 16th July during an attempted robbery by two men on a motorcycle. She died in hospital.




Daniela Cica Duarte

Age 24

Gurupi, Tocantins (Brazil)

Shot. 17 Jul 2018

Daniela was shot in the face and chest by two men on a motorcycle at around 10:30pm on Santana Street in Gurupi.




Sasha Garden

Age 27

Orlando, Florida (USA)

Murdered. 19 Jul 2018

Sasha's body was found naked behind an apartment complex on th19 Jul 2018.




Sania

 

Hafizabad, Punjab (Pakistan)

Shot. 20 Jul 2018

Sania was shot dead at a wedding in the Chiniya Nawali area of Hafizabad on Friday 20th July.




Name Unknown

 

Itaperuna, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Shot. 20 Jul 2018

No details are known.




Alexa Martinez

Age 21

Silao, Guanajuato (Mexico)

Beaten. 22 Jul 2018

Alexa was murdered on the morning of Sunday 22nd July after attending a concert. Her death was caused by trauma to the head.




M. L. Brites

Age 38

Pilar, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

22 Jul 2018

M. L. Brites was found dead on Sunday 22nd July 2018 in an umbanda temple on 200 Olegario Andrade, Pilar Centro. She had been dead for at least four days.




Paola Villefort

Age 19

Araújos, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Stabbed. 23 Jul 2018

Paola was found stabbed to death late on the morning of Monday 23rd July 2018 in the village of Capivari dos Eleotérios, which links Araújos to Nova Serrana, Minas Gerais.




Alaska Bout

Age 25

Martinez de la Torre, Veracruz (Mexico)

Tortured. 25 Jul 2018

Alaska was found half naked and dead on the banks of the River Bobos with barbed wire around her neck. Her body showed signs of torture.




Daiane Souza

 

Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Shot. 25 Jul 2018

Daiane was shot dead in the Restinga neighborhood on the night of Wednesday 25th July.




Gaby Arantes

 

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Beaten. 26 Jul 2018

Gaby was robbed and beaten to death with an iron bar by a client who refused to pay her.




Louise

 

Barra Bonit, São Paulo (Brazil)

Suicide. 26 Jul 2018

Louise was a student who died by suicide. No other details are known.




Linda

Age 30

Estado de Mexico (Mexico)

Suffocated. 26 Jul 2018

Linda's body was found in a street with a bag on her head.




Dalila de Oliveira

Age 33

Udine, Friuli Venezia Giulia (Italy)

Died in custody. 31 Jul 2018

Dalila died by hanging with a sheet in a prison bathroom. She was a Brazilian sex worker who had only just arrived in the prison after being arrested for robbery.




Dudu dos Santos Duarte

Age 27

São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 3 Aug 2018

Dudu was a police officer. He went missing on the evening of 2nd August amid reports by friends that he had been injured in a bar.




Sylva

Age 40

Galway, Connacht (Ireland)

Died in custody. 4 Aug 2018

Sylva was an asylum seeker who had been detained for a year.




Lalesca d'Capory

Age 24

Gurupi, Tocantins (Brazil)

Stabbed. 5 Aug 2018

Lalesca's body was found floating in the sea by fishermen near a beach in the Rio Vermelho neighborhood in the early hours of Sunday 5th August.




Lucie-Anne Roux

Age 47

Besançon, Doubs (France)

Suicide. 6 Aug 2018

Lucie-Anne died by suicide. She was a police officer, and unfortunately her family were not supportive of her transition.




M.R.M.

Age 25

Cancun, Quintana Roo (Mexico)

Shot. 6 Aug 2018

M. was found shot dead on a dirt road. Her body was identified by her family.




Paloma Ferreira

Age 41

Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 6 Aug 2018

Paloma was shot in the street by two men on a motorcycle on the night of Monday 6th August.




Paolla Blayton ("Lelê")

Age 32

Campos dos Goytacazes, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Shot. 7 Aug 2018

Paolla was shot in the street on the afternoon of Tuesday 7th August near her home in Codin neighborhood, in the Guarus area of Campos.




Casey Hoke

Age 21

Pomona, California (USA)

Suicide. 8 Aug 2018

Casey was an artist, activist and national public speaker. He died at home on Wednesday 8th August.




Karlla da Silva Balbino

Age 18

Caratinga, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Strangled and shot. 9 Aug 2018

Karlla was found dead on the morning of Thursday 9th August beneath a mango tree near the BR-116 highway in Caratinga.




Rafael Romeu de Brito

Age 29

Lisbon (Portugal)

Suicide. 9 Aug 2018

Rafael died by suicide.




Tania Lopes

 

Florianópolis, Santa Catarina (Brazil)

Shot. 10 Aug 2018

Tania was shot on the morning of Friday 10th August by two men who knocked on the door of her home. They fled on a motorcycle.




Abril Natasha Quiñónez

 

Cali, Valle del Cauca (Colombia)

Shot. 11 Aug 2018

Abril was shot dead as she was walking down the street in the Alto Nápoles neighborhood at around 11:30am on Saturday 11th August.




J.C.M.

Age 24

Santa María Atzompa, Oaxaca (Mexico)

Shot. 12 Aug 2018

J. was shot in the chest. Her body was found on a dirt road.




Renata

 

Cabo de Santo Agostinho, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Shot. 12 Aug 2018

Renata was shot dead by two men in the early hours of Sunday 12th August in the center of Cabo de Santo Agostinho.




Krispim Souza de Araujo

 

Mossoró, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

Shot. 13 Aug 2018

Krispim was attacked by two men during an attempted robbery while working alongside the BR 304 highway on 28th July. She tried to run but was shot 3 times.




Name Unknown

 

Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua  (Mexico)

Tortured. 14 Aug 2018

The body of the victim was found in the street by local children on Tuesday 14th August 2018.




Lili Chirinos Carrillo

 

Valledupar, Cesar (Colombia)

Shot. 15 Aug 2018

Lili was shot in the face by two men on a motorcycle near Alfonso López Pumarejo airport.




Nasir Nazo

 

Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan)

Shot and dismembered. 16 Aug 2018

Nasir was shot dead by her ex-boyfriend at her flat. Her killer then hacked her body to pieces.




Vanessa Campos

Age 36

Bois de Boulogne, Paris (France)

Stabbed and shot. 17 Aug 2018

Vanessa was killed in the Bois de Boulogne park in Paris on the night of 16th/17th August while trying to prevent a gang of men from robbing her client.




Begüm

Age 45

Bursa, Anatolia (Turkey)

Tortured, stabbed and burnt. 19 Aug 2018

Begüm went missing on 9th August. 10 days later her burnt, stabbed and bruised body was found in an empty hotel building.




A. L. da Silva Bezerra

 

Mossoró, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

Shot. 20 Aug 2018

A. L. was one of three women (two trans women and one cis) shot dead inside a house located in the Várzea region of Alto São Manoel on 20th August.




D. M. Teixeira

Age 29

Mossoró, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

Shot. 20 Aug 2018

D. M. was one of three women (two trans women and one cis woman) shot dead inside a house located in the Várzea region of Alto São Manoel on 20th August.




J. F. de Souza

Age 54

Campo Largo, Paraná (Brazil)

Beaten. 23 Aug 2018

J. F. was found beaten to death inside her home. A day earlier neighbours had heard an argument and the sound of a door being broken down.




Jamel Pierce

Age 9

Denver, Colorado (USA)

Suicide. 23 Aug 2018

Jamel Pierce died by suicide just four days after coming out as gay at school. Despite coming out as gay, it looks like Jamel may have been evolving towards a trans identity.




Sheila dos Santos

 

Buriticupu, Maranhão (Brazil)

Stoned. 23 Aug 2018

Sheila was beaten unconscious by two young men on the night of 23rd August. When she passed out they smashed her head with a large stone.




Deborah González

 

Catarina, Usulután (El Salvador)

Suicide. 25 Aug 2018

Deborah died by suicide in the afternoon of Saturday 25th August.




Esra Ateş

 

Beyoğlu, Istanbul (Turkey)

Stabbed. 25 Aug 2018

Esra was attacked by a client who argued with her in front of her apartment. She was stabbed and had her throat cut in three places.




Name Unknown

Age 20

Soyapango, San Salvador (El Salvador)

Beaten and strangled. 25 Aug 2018

The victim's body was found wrapped in sheets in the Santa María neighborhood of Soyapango.




Ada Mía Naomi Gómez Rivas

Age 29

Paraguarí  (Paraguay)

Stabbed and burned. 27 Aug 2018

Ada went missing on Monday 27th August.




D. A. Sánchez Medina

Age 32

Guadalajara, Jalisco (Mexico)

Shot. 27 Aug 2018

D. A. was shot 28 times by three gunmen. Three men have been arrested.




Jessica Areli Ruedas Gómez

Age 29

Jalapa (Guatemala)

Stabbed. 28 Aug 2018

Jessica was found dead with stab wounds inside a home. A machete and knife were found nearby.




Paola dos Reis

Age 29

Alto Paraguai, Mato Grosso (Brazil)

Stabbed. 29 Aug 2018

Paola died in hospital on Wednesday 29th August, after being stabbed in the abdomen by her partner, Sebastião Ferreira do Nascimento, 53.




Dejanay Stanton

Age 24

Chicago, Illinois (USA)

Shot. 30 Aug 2018

Dejanay was discovered in an alley with a gunshot wound to the head at 12:30 pm on Thursday 30th August after people nearby reported hearing gunshots.




Raika

 

Praia Grande, São Paulo (Brazil)

30 Aug 2018

Raika's body was found wrapped in cloth within the remains of a sofa dumped on top of a supermarket trolley and left in front of a cemetery in the Antarctic neighborhood.




Vontashia Bell

Age 18

Shreveport, Louisiana (USA)

Shot. 30 Aug 2018

Vontashia's body was found just before 5am on 30th August. She had been shot in the chest and wrist.




Name Unknown

Age 30

Guerrero (Mexico)

Shot. 30 Aug 2018

Neighbours found the body of the victim along with that of a man. There were no witnesses to their killing.




Name Unknown

 

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

Stabbed. 30 Aug 2018

The victim's body was found with stab wounds and in an advanced state of decomposition floating near the bank of the Igarapé do Franco.




Yanelis Rodríguez

 

Argentina

31 Aug 2018

The Facebook page La Rosa Naranja documented this case without giving additional detail.




Name Unknown

 

Córdoba (Colombia)

31 Aug 2018

The body of the victim was found in a river in a state of decomposition. They may have drowned.




Déia Alves Maciel

Age 36

Goiânia, Goiás (Brazil)

Stabbed. 1 Sep 2018

Déia was stabbed in the early hours of Saturday 1st September by José Raimundo Ribeiro, 37, after an argument.




Jhoana Hernández

 

Veracruz (Mexico)

Stabbed. 1 Sep 2018

Johana's body was found in a ravine, beheaded and with signs of torture.




Maria Luíza

Age 18

São Paulo (Brazil)

Murdered. 1 Sep 2018

Maria was murdered. Very few details are available, but it seems that her body was identified by hair samples 15 days after after she had disappeared.




Rafaela de Sena

Age 33

Xique-Xique, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 1 Sep 2018

Rafaela was shot dead in the Polivalente neighborhood at around 1:30am on Saturday 1st September.




Gugu Modise

 

Ventersdorp, North West (South Africa)

Stabbed. 2 Sep 2018

Gugu was found lying in a pool of blood near her home on the night of Sunday 2nd September. She had been stabbed in the chest.




Shantee Tucker

Age 31 (born 3 Sep 1987)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA)

Shot. 5 Sep 2018

Shantee was found on the highway with a gunshot wound to the back in the early hours of Wednesday 5th September. She died in hospital.




Name Unknown

 

Sahiwal, Punjab (Pakistan)

Burnt alive. 6 Sep 2018

The victim was burnt alive by four men after she resisted their attempts to sexually assault her.




Name Unknown

 

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

6 Sep 2018

The victim was homeless and was found dead.




Londonn Moore Kinard

Age 20

Port Charlotte, Florida (USA)

Shot. 8 Sep 2018

Londonn was found face down shot to death at the intersection of Sawyer Circle and Red Oak Road north of Port Charlotte at 7:30am on Saturday 8th September.




Natasha Cardoso Leite

Age 20

Aparecida de Goiânia, Goiás (Brazil)

Cosmetic filler poisoning. 8 Sep 2018

Natasha was found dead in her own bed after undergoing a cosmetic procedure.




Allef Vieira

Age 21

Aparecida de Goiânia, Goiás (Brazil)

Suicide. 10 Sep 2018

Allef died by suicide. Posts described them as a drag artist, but of course we'll probably never know how accurate that description is.




Ana Corina Burgos

 

Ciudad de Mexico (Mexico)

Shot. 11 Sep 2018

Ana was shot by unknown assailants while she was working.




Monique Manardi Lee

 

São Paulo (Brazil)

Beaten. 11 Sep 2018

Monique was beaten to death by her abusive ex-husband. News of her death was broken via a Facebook group.




Rafaella Rotocalco

 

Italy

11 Sep 2018

Rafaella is reported to have been killed in Italy on 11th September. Her body was found on a beach but the exact location and circumstances of her death are unknown.




Nikki Janelle Enriquez

Age 28

Laredo, Texas (USA)

Shot. 14 Sep 2018

Nikki was one of four women killed by US Border Patrol supervisor Juan David Ortiz during a killing spree in early September.




Abya Passos Mantovanny

Age 34

Querência, Mato Grosso (Brazil)

Stabbed. 15 Sep 2018

Abya was stabbed 15 times by her boyfriend in a nightclub early on Saturday 15th September.




Camilly

 

Belém, Pará (Brazil)

Shot. 17 Sep 2018

Camilly was one of two trans women shot at by a motorcyclist on Avenida Almirante Barroso on the night of Sunday 16th September. She died the following morning.




Name Unknown

 

Banderilla, Veracruz (Mexico)

Tortured. 19 Sep 2018

The body of the victim was found at the bottom of a ravine on a dirt road known as Los Milagros de Banderilla.




Asuani Díaz García

Age 32

Chilapa de Álvarez, Guerrero (Mexico)

Shot. 22 Sep 2018

Asuani was shot by a group of men just outside her home in Chilapa de Álvarez. She died at the scene.




Eli

Age 55

Valladolid, Castilla y León (Spain)

Beaten. 22 Sep 2018

Eli was beaten unconscious by a 15 year old on 12th August. She was taken to hospital but lapsed into a coma and died on 22nd September without regaining consciousness.




Name Unknown

 

United Kingdom

Suicide. 22 Sep 2018

A young trans boy is reported to have taken his own life somewhere in the UK on 22nd September. Unless the family make a statement we may never know anything more.




Dévora Ramos Cordón

Age 25

Chiquimula (Guatemala)

Beaten. 22 Sep 2018

Dévora was beaten to death in Barrio San Pedrito. Her body was then wrapped in a sack and tied to a minibus.




Jayden Lowe

Age 18

Meldreth, Cambridgeshire (United Kingdom)

Suicide. 22 Sep 2018

Jayden died by suicide. He was on a waiting list for an NHS Gender Identity Clinic and was struggling with the delays involved.




Carol Pérez Guerrero

Age 38

Ciudad Bolívar, Bolivar (Venezuela)

Shot. 23 Sep 2018

Carol was shot at around 6pm by the occupants of a taxi which pulled up alongside her and hurled insults at her.




Ambra Giovine

Age 40

San Giorgio, Bari (Italy)

Stabbed. 23 Sep 2018

Ambra's body was found by police in a car on the outskirts of San Giorgio on the morning of Sunday 23rd September. She had been stabbed in the shoulder and had bled to death.




Name Unknown

Age 20

Cochabamba (Colombia)

Beaten. 23 Sep 2018

No details are known.




J. Oliveira de Araújo

 

Martins, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

24 Sep 2018

J.'s body was found lying next to a motorbike in undergrowth near the RN-117 highway between Martins and Serra das Vertentes.




Dayana Letrán Leyva

Age 34

Acayucan, Veracruz (Mexico)

Shot. 26 Sep 2018

Dayana was murdered in her own home in the southern zone of Veracruz at about 9:30pm on Wednesday 26th September.




Valeria Sandoval

Age 48

Cali, Valle del Cauca (Colombia)

Strangled. 26 Sep 2018

Valeria was a stylist. She was found dead at home with a sheet on her head and a cord around her neck. Her home had been robbed.




Nikol Ortellado

Age 24

Obligado, Itapúa (Paraguay)

Stabbed. 27 Sep 2018

Nikol was found dead in her home in Barrio San Miguel. She was bleeding from two stab wounds and her body showed signs of sexual violence.




Paulina Hernández

 

Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz (Mexico)

Shot. 27 Sep 2018

Paulina was shot dead in her home in the so-called tolerance zone of Coatzacoalcos by a group of people who invaded her home at around 2pm on Thursday 27th September.




Juliana Ferreira

Age 22

Mandaguaçu, Paraná (Brazil)

Stoned. 2 Oct 2018

Juliana's decomposing body was found lying in a sugar cane field late on the afternoon of Tuesday 2nd October.




Ciara Minaj Carter Frazier

Age 31

Chicago, Illinois (USA)

Stabbed. 3 Oct 2018

Ciara was stabbed multiple times by a man after an argument late on Wednesday 3rd October in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. She died at the scene.




Danielly Ferraz

 

Serra, Espírito Santo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 3 Oct 2018

Danielly was stabbed in the Carapina region of Serra on Wednesday 3rd October. News of her murder was apparently not reported by media outlets.




M. García

Age 26

Villavicencio, Meta (Colombia)

Cosmetic filler poisoning. 3 Oct 2018

M. died in hospital just under a fortnight after undergoing a silicone filler injection on 20th September.




Name Unknown

Age 50

Rosario, Santa Fe (Argentina)

Strangled and suffocated. 5 Oct 2018

The victim´s body was found hanged. After they had killed her murderers had tried to burn her body.




Gabriela Ramos Menezes

Age 19

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

7 Oct 2018

Gabriela's body was found on the beach of Ponta Negra in the West Zone of Manaus. Her face was disfigured and her eyes were missing.




Itzel Aidana Ávila

Age 33

Fresnillo, Zacatecas (Mexico)

Suicide. 7 Oct 2018

Itzel died by suicide several days after publishing a viral video admonishing Lupita Jones for speaking out against the participation of trans women in the Miss Universe contest.




Monse

Age 35

Toluca, Estado de México (Mexico)

Shot. 7 Oct 2018

Monse was shot from a passing vehicle on the bridge of Plaza Sendero at around 3:30am on Sunday 7th October. She died in hospital.




Janet

Age 31

San Luis Río Colorado, Sonora (Mexico)

Stabbed. 9 Oct 2018

Janet was stabbed in the neck at around 3am on Tuesday 9th October. Her body was found by a motorist after being left lying in the street on Benjamín Flores Avenue.




Regina Denise Brown ("Gina")

Age 53

Orangeburg, South Carolina (USA)

Burned. 10 Oct 2018

Regina was found dead in her home after an arson attack on 10th October.




Name Unknown

Age 32

Puebla City (Mexico)

Suicide. 11 Oct 2018

The victim died by suicide in her yard on Rio Nazas Street. Her body was found after friends went looking for her.




Lorrane da Silva

 

Porto Real do Colégio, Alagoas (Brazil)

Shot. 12 Oct 2018

Lorrane was shot several times in the street. She died at the scene.




Pitielly Edleuza Prado

 

Porto Canoa, Serra, Espírito Santo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 13 Oct 2018

Pitielly was a hairdresser. She was found stabbed with a pair of scissors inside her home on the morning of Saturday 13th October.




Marisa Sánchez ("Haitianita")

Age 30

Punta Cana, Higüey (Dominican Republic)

Stoned. 15 Oct 2018

Marisa was found dead with head trauma on avenida Barceló in Punta Cana. A bloodied stone and a condom were found near her body.




Jessica Gonzaga

 

São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 16 Oct 2018

Jessica was attacked in front of a bar in Largo do Arouche at around 4:50am by a group of men. A witness reported hearing them screaming abuse and the name "Bolsonaro".




Name Unknown

 

Salvador, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 16 Oct 2018

The victim was shot in the head by two men on a motorcycle. She died at the scene.




Patricia Aylen Molina

 

Villa Bonich, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Shot. 16 Oct 2018

Patricia and her former partner Victoria Fabro, 22, were both found shot dead in a car. Each had sustained a gunshot wound to the head. Patricia was a police officer.




Carol Machado

Age 27 (born 18 Oct 1991)

Linha Frei Plácido, Xaxim, Santa Catarina (Brazil)

Shot. 18 Oct 2018

Carol was beaten, raped and shot dead at about 7am on Thursday 18th October. Her body was found on a dirt road.




Laysa Fortuna

Age 25

Aracaju, Sergipe (Brazil)

Beaten and stabbed. 19 Oct 2018

Laysa was attacked in the centre of Aracaju. She died in hospital from her injuries.




Ariana Esquivel

Age 24

La Matanza Partido, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Suicide. 21 Oct 2018

Ariana died by suicide. She was a police officer and was suffering discrimination at work.




Name Unknown

 

Cancun, Quintana Roo (Mexico)

Shot. 21 Oct 2018

The victim was shot several times.




Karholine Mendonça da Silva

Age 31

Santo André, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 22 Oct 2018

Karholine was stabbed in the groin and died in hospital. Her killer is reported to have shouted slurs in the name of Presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro.




Robertha Welmont Moraes

Age 24

Maringá, Paraná (Brazil)

Shot. 22 Oct 2018

Robertha was shot twice in the head on the rural Estrada Roseira road just outside Maringá. She died at the scene.




Yuri Vanesa Salazar López

 

Buga, Valle de Cauca (Colombia)

Murdered. 22 Oct 2018

Yuri's body was found on 22nd October. She had been murdered.




B. Alves Gonçalves

Age 21

Presidente Médici, Rondônia (Brazil)

Stabbed. 25 Oct 2018

B. was found dead with dozens of stab wounds at around 10am on Saturday 27th October, having last been seen alive two days earlier.




Ciano Sacchi

Age 19

São Paulo (Brazil)

Suicide. 25 Oct 2018

Ciano was a trans man who suffered from depression. He was transitioning and had already undergone top surgery.




I. Hernández

 

Soyapango, San Salvador (El Salvador)

Murdered. 25 Oct 2018

I. was murdered in Colonia Santa María on Thursday 25th October. Five individuals were detained in connection with her murder.




Robertinha

 

Macaíba, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

Drowned. 25 Oct 2018

Robertinha was a victim of intentional drowning.




Dja Santos

 

Codajás, Amazonas (Brazil)

Stabbed. 29 Oct 2018

Dja was a hairdresser. She was robbed and then stabbed with a pair of scissors.




Lorhany Kalarhary

Age 29

Querência, Mato Grosso (Brazil)

Stabbed. 29 Oct 2018

Lorhany's naked body was found by her mother on the floor of her home. She had been stabbed 9 times.




Sheila Brites Bodago

Age 33

Amambai, Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil)

Possible suicide. 29 Oct 2018

Sheila was found dead at home on the morning of 29th October. She may have died by suicide.




Maria Cecília

Age 35

Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Stabbed. 31 Oct 2018

Maria's body was found on avenue Nossa Senhora de Fátima in the Lagoinha neighborhood. She had been stabbed 11 times in the neck.




Natacha de Oliveira

Age 34

Reriutaba, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 2 Nov 2018

Natacha was shot at home while drinking with friends in her back yard.




Brenda Zarik Sifuentes Andrade

Age 35

La Esperanza District, Trujillo, La Libertad (Peru)

Suffocated and stabbed. 4 Nov 2018

Brenda was suffocated and stabbed in the neck by the man she was dating in the early hours of the day before her 36th birthday.




Estrella

Age 42

Rancho San Dimas, San Antonio la Isla, Estado de México (Mexico)

Stabbed. 6 Nov 2018

Estrella was a stylist. Her body was found with stab wounds inside her home.




Elisângela

 

Vitoria da Conquista, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 7 Nov 2018

Elisângela was one of two trans women shot near where the Ring Road crosses the BR-116 highway. Her colleague Duda survived.




G. Souza Rodrigues

Age 23

Hortolândia, São Paulo (Brazil)

Beaten. 8 Nov 2018

G. was beaten to death with a toilet in the early hours of Thursday 8th November.




Flavia C.

Age 44

Morada Nova, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 11 Nov 2018

Flavia was killed within the beauty salon where she worked.




O. O. Fuentes Angel

Age 22

Siquinalá, Escuintla (Guatemala)

Shot. 11 Nov 2018

O.'s body was found in undergrowth on Sunday 11th November. She had been shot.




Raphaela Souza

Age 32

Vitoria da Conquista, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 14 Nov 2018

Raphaela was shot twice in the head on the night of Wednesday 14th November in the Miro Cairo - Conquista neighborhood. After she was killed her cell phone was stolen.




Fanny Aguiar

Age 34

La Comercial, Montevideo (Uruguay)

Stabbed. 15 Nov 2018

Fanny was stabbed several times by her partner, Fernando Izquierdo, 21. Her neighbours called the police when they heard screams.




Flávia de Oliveira

Age 34

Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)

Stabbed. 15 Nov 2018

Flávia was found stabbed to death at home on Sunday 18th November. Her partner of 6 months was arrested and confessed to the crime.




Karla López Laureano

Age 37

La Esperanza District, Trujillo, La Libertad (Peru)

Strangled. 15 Nov 2018

Karla was strangled in her room with an electricity cable. Her body was found by her brother the following morning when he went to wake her for breakfast.




Name Unknown

 

Natal, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

Shot. 15 Nov 2018

The victim was reported to have been shot. No other information is known.




Ruiva

 

São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 15 Nov 2018

Ruiva was reported via social network posts to have been shot dead. No other information is known.




Gabriella Torres

Age 30

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

Shot. 19 Nov 2018

Gabriella was shot 5 times at point blank range by two men on a motorcycle. She died in hospital.




Perlita de Guerrero

 

Acapulco, Guerrero (Mexico)

Shot. 22 Nov 2018

Perlita was shot dead inside her salon on calle 5 de Mayo. It is suspected she was killed by a cartel after withholding an extortion payment.




Nahomy Alexandra López Orellana ("La Pepita")

Age 15

Ateos, Sacacoyo, La Libertad (El Salvador)

Strangled. 24 Nov 2018

Nahomy's body was found within an overturned car. She had been strangled.




Fábia Ju Dias

Age 17

Manhuaçu, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Beaten. 26 Nov 2018

Fábia was beaten by two men in the middle of the street in the Santa Terezinha neighborhood of Manhuaçu.




Mikaela Africana Sanches

Age 41

Salvador, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 26 Nov 2018

Mikaela was shot 3 times by a group of three assailants in front of Eladio Lasserre Hospital at around 4pm on Monday 26th November. She died in hospital.




Tydi Dansbury

 

Baltimore, Maryland (USA)

Shot. 26 Nov 2018

Tydi was found with a gunshot wound on the 2400 block of Guilford Avenue at about 4:15 a.m. on Monday 26th November. She died in hospital.




Duda

 

Marabá, Pará (Brazil)

Shot. 28 Nov 2018

Duda was shot in the head and chest by two men on a motorcycle in the Vila do Rato neighborhood of Marabá at around midnight on 28th November. She died at the scene.




Rajni

 

Gurugram, Haryana (India)

Shot. 28 Nov 2018

Rajni was shot on the evening of Wednesday 28th November after a dispute over collecting money between two groups of trans people. A 28-year-old has been arrested.




Luisa Fernanda Hernandez

Age 37

Loma Dorada, León, Guanajuato (Mexico)

Shot. 2 Dec 2018

Luisa's body was found in a car at the corner of bulevar Aristóteles and calle Mineral at 4am on Sunday 2nd December. She had been shot in the head.




Karliane Vitoria Rodrigues

Age 21

Taguatinga Sul, Distrito Federal (Brazil)

Shot. 4 Dec 2018

Karliane was shot in the back by an assassin who fled on a bicycle.




J. C. Pereira de Lima

Age 22

Itanhaém, São Paulo (Brazil)

Beaten. 5 Dec 2018

J. was killed by her partner. She lived in a rural area of Itanhaém with him and had been missing since early 2017.




Nancy de Monza

 

Milan, Lombardy (Italy)

Beaten. 5 Dec 2018

Nancy is reported to have been "murdered by Isis Santos with an iron rod".




Keanna Mattel ("Kelly Stough")

Age 35

Detroit, Michigan (USA)

Shot. 7 Dec 2018

Keanna was found dead on the east side of the city by police at around 6am on Friday 7th November. She had been shot.




Name Unknown

Age 25

Villa Nueva, Guatemala (Guatemala)

Murdered. 7 Dec 2018

The body of an unidentified trans woman was found with signs of violence in a ditch at the entrance to Colonia Eterna Primavera in zone 4 of Villa Nueva.




Victória Landeiro

Age 20

Rondonópolis, Mato Grosso (Brazil)

Shot. 9 Dec 2018

Victória was shot dead on the street by a client who is reported to have been a federal police officer. She died in hospital.




Scarlety Mastroianyy

Age 33

Londrina, Paraná (Brazil)

Beaten and stabbed. 10 Dec 2018

Scarlety was beaten and stabbed by a group of 3 men in the centre of Londrina at dawn on Monday 10th December. She died at the scene.




Manuel Luna

Age 31

Moelia, Michoacán (Mexico)

Burned. 11 Dec 2018

Manuel's burnt body was found on the edge of a dirt road called 8 de diciembre, which links the communities of La Esperanza and La Concepcion.




Name Unknown

 

São Vicente, São Paulo (Brazil)

Drowned. 11 Dec 2018

The victim's body was found floating in the water at Praia do Itararé (Itararé beach). The case was recorded as a suspicious death.




Gabi Blak

 

Brasilândia, São Paulo (Brazil)

Hanged. 12 Dec 2018

Gabi was found dead in the grounds of a health centre on the morning of 12th December. Her body showed signs of sexual assault and she was hanged with a pair of jeans.




Name Unknown

Age 32

Klang, Selangor (Malaysia)

Beaten. 12 Dec 2018

The victim was beaten to death by a group of men.




Name Unknown

 

Parnamirim, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

Beaten. 12 Dec 2018

The victim's body was found on a football pitch. She had been beaten and had a small knife in her hand, which officials say may have been used to defend against her attackers.




Scarlett Cedeño

Age 19

Cali, Valle del Cauca (Colombia)

Murdered. 14 Dec 2018

Scarlett was found dead inside a house in the Pan American neighborhood of Cali on 18th December. A substantial quantity of blood was were found on the floor.




Marilin Sosa

Age 32

La Matanza Partido, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Run over. 16 Dec 2018

Marilin died in hospital a year after being run over. She was one of the four victims who had made accusations that senior police officers were involved in people trafficking.




Erika Araújo

Age 19

Guarulhos, São Paulo (Brazil)

Suicide. 17 Dec 2018

Erika died by suicide. No other information is known.




Litzy Hurtado

Age 24

El Alto, Le Paz (Bolivia)

Stabbed. 17 Dec 2018

Litzy was stabbed in the heart inside a nightclub in El Alto. Another trans woman who was with her was cut several times on the face but survived.




Valquíria

Age 47

Imperatriz, Maranhão (Brazil)

Stabbed. 17 Dec 2018

Valquíria and her companion Gabriel, 19, were stabbed inside a kitchenette in the Parque das Estrelas. Raimundo Sousa Silva was arrested on suspicion of double murder.




Name Unknown

Age 23

Abasolo, Guanajuato (Mexico)

Shot. 19 Dec 2018

The victim's body was found on a road connecting the state Otates-Colonia Francisco I Madero highway to the Agua Blanca community in Abasolo. She had been shot at least 5 times.




Marcinha Rodrigues Pereira

Age 29

Camapuã, Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil)

Strangled. 20 Dec 2018

Marcinha was found dead behind an abandoned building in a cornfield late on the morning of Thursday 20th December.




Name Unknown

 

Jujuy (Argentina)

Suicide. 20 Dec 2018

The victim died by suicide. Reportedly she was homeless and someone had taken pictures of her sleeping rough, posted them to social networks and made fun of her.




Gaby

 

Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo (Mexico)

Beaten. 23 Dec 2018

Gaby's body was found in scrubland in a vacant lot in the Bellavista neighborhood. Her head had been crushed with a large rock.




Jéssica Bracamonte

Age 22-25

Verón, Punta Cana, Higüey (Dominican Republic)

Stabbed. 23 Dec 2018

Jéssica was found dead with a neck wound in a vacant lot in the vicinity of Barceló Avenue in the Barrio Nuevo sector.




Denisse Hernández Rivero

 

Chilpancingo, Guerrero (Mexico)

Stabbed. 25 Dec 2018

Denisse's decomposing body was found wrapped in blankets and dumped on the Chilpancingo-Tixtla road on 25th December. She had been stabbed in the chest.




Nicolly Banks

Age 26

Uberlândia, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Shot. 28 Dec 2018

Nicolly was shot 11 times at around 8:20am on Rua Liopino Lourenço de Araújo while she was on her way to the gym.




Valentina Herrera Guzman

 

Cali, Valle del Cauca (Colombia)

Murdered. 28 Dec 2018

Valentina was murdered. No other information is known.




Melissa Brunely

Age 20

Linhares, Espírito Santo (Brazil)

Murdered. 29 Dec 2018

Melissa was run over twice on the BR-101 highway. It appears that she may have been killed elsewhere beforehand and her body then dumped on the highway.




Rogéria Paiva

Age 46

Maracanaú, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 29 Dec 2018

Rogéria was shot dead late on 29th December on Rua Carvalho Nogueira. She was a community leader and had clashed with members of a criminal gang.




Sabrina Santos Vidal

 

Taperoá, Bahia (Brazil)

Stabbed. 31 Dec 2018

Sabrina was stabbed inside her home. Her partner Vítor da Silva Santos was arrested.