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 with burn marks on their legs.




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

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.




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.




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 was run over. She was one of the four victims related to accusations involving police officers involved in people trafficking, and died in hospital.




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.




Devora Montolio

Age 20

Maimón, Monseñor Nouel (Dominican Republic)

Stabbed. 1 Jan 2019

Devora was stabbed in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Maimón. According to witnesses she had had an argument with a bricklayer named José just before she was killed.




Mikinho Lima dos Santos

Age 33

Lajeado, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Shot. 1 Jan 2019

Mikinho was shot in the Santo Antônio neighborhood of Lajeado at around 5am on Tuesday 1st January.




S. Biswas

 

Baguiati, Kolkata, West Bengal (India)

Possible suicide. 1 Jan 2019

S. was found lying on the floor of her flat with a deep ligature mark on her neck on the morning of Tuesday 1st January.




Name Unknown

 

Gravataí, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Beaten. 1 Jan 2019

The victim was reportedly the target of a physical assault at their home. They were rescued but did not survive.




Name Unknown

Age 39

Klang, Selangor (Malaysia)

Thrown from a vehicle. 1 Jan 2019

An unidentified trans woman was found dead in the road at 4am on 1st January. She had died as a result of falling from a moving vehicle.




Laura Muñoz Arcila

Age 39

Cali, Valle de Cauca (Colombia)

Stabbed. 3 Jan 2019

Laura's body was found in an apartment in the San Bosco neighborhood. José Rufino Pinto Duarte has been arrested for her murder.




Danielle Myriam

 

Glasgow, Scotland (United Kingdom)

Suicide. 4 Jan 2019

Danielle died by suicide. Reportedly societal transphobia (including the impact of the current media campaign against trans people in the UK) was a strong contributing factor.




Victória Jugnet

Age 18

Brasília, Distrito Federal (Brazil)

Suicide. 4 Jan 2019

Victória died by suicide. Reportedly fear of the political climate and violence in the country were contributing factors.




Name Unknown

Age 30

Playa del Carmen, Solidaridad, Quintana Roo (Mexico)

Shot. 4 Jan 2019

The victim was shot at least twice on 68th Street between 40th and 45th avenues at around 10:30pm on Friday 4th January. Her two assailants escaped on a motorcycle.




Carla Girón Londoño

Age 23

Tuluá, Valle de Cauca (Colombia)

Shot. 5 Jan 2019

Carla was shot by three men while she was riding her father's motorcycle. She died in hospital.




Dana Martin

Age 31

Montgomery, Alabama (USA)

Shot. 6 Jan 2019

Dana was found dead in her car at about 11pm on Sunday 6th January. She had been shot.




Hande Şeker

 

İzmir, Anatolia (Turkey)

Shot. 9 Jan 2019

Hande was shot by a police officer following a disagreement after his (drunk) friend approached her as a potential client.




Amy Griffiths

Age 51

Droitwich, Worcestershire (United Kingdom)

Murdered. 14 Jan 2019

Amy was found dead in her flat with head and throat injuries on the night of Monday 14th January. Martin Saberi, 53, has been charged with her murder.




Name Unknown

 

Tamaulipas, Reynosa (Mexico)

Strangled or hanged. 14 Jan 2019

The victim was reportedly tied up and strangled or hanged with a cable during a robbery. Her identity is unknown.




Alka

Age 21

Tatapani, Balrampur (India)

Murdered and mutilated. 16 Jan 2019

Alka was murdered by two men after they discovered she was transgender. Her killers then mutilated her genitals before abandoning her body.




Sussy Montalván

Age 50

Copiapó (Chile)

Hanged. 17 Jan 2019

Sussy was a hairdresser. Her body was found at home after a house fire. The fire was started by her murderer after hanging her with a vest.




Ares Saturno

Age 32

Praia Grande, São Paulo (Brazil)

Suicide. 19 Jan 2019

Ares and their partner Soren died by suicide together in the same hotel.




Soren Neres Denardi

Age 31

Praia Grande, São Paulo (Brazil)

Suicide. 19 Jan 2019

Soren and their partner Ares died by suicide together in the same hotel.




Sheilla Prado ("Sheilla Bombom", "Candy")

Age 28

Tubarão, Santa Catarina (Brazil)

Murdered. 20 Jan 2019

Sheilla died after jumping from the Morrotes bridge in the Oficinas neighborhood. At the time she was being threatened by pimps and she jumped after they cornered her.




Quelly da Silva ("Jeninha")

Age 35

Campinas, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 21 Jan 2019

Quelly was stabbed to death with a shard of glass by a man who found her alone in her family's bar. He then ripped out her heart and took it back to his home.




Yara Serena Camargo

 

Recife, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Stabbed. 22 Jan 2019

Yara's decomposing body was found with stab wounds to the neck and back in a vacant lot in the North Zone of Recife on the morning of 22nd January.




Name Unknown

 

Reynosa, Tamaulipas (Mexico)

Suffocated. 22 Jan 2019

The victim was found murdered in her home in Colonia Villa Esmeralda. Her body was found by one of her friends with a cable tied around her feet, hands and neck.




Nashley Delgado Segovia

 

Chihuahua (Mexico)

Shot. 23 Jan 2019

Nashley disappeared on the night of 16th December 2018. Her body was found in a ditch on 23rd January with signs of violence and a gunshot wound.




Jésica Benavídez ("Nicky")

Age 33

Paraná, Entre Ríos (Argentina)

24 Jan 2019

Jésica's body was found in her home in Paraná. Her death is considered suspicious.




Name Unknown

 

Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua (Mexico)

Murdered. 24 Jan 2019

The body of the victim was found with her feet tied lying in a vacant lot near Calle Cártamo, a few meters from Avenida De las Torres.




Ayslaà Souza

Age 19

Barra Mansa, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Beaten. 25 Jan 2019

Ayslaà was found beaten to death inside a home on Rua Ary Parreira, in the neighborhood of Ano Bom. Her face was disfigured by the beating she had received.




Jujü Periigosåh

Age 20

Camaçari, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 25 Jan 2019

Jujü was shot in the thigh and face in Avenida Radial B in the centre of Camaçari. She died on the way to hospital.




Mirna Antonella Di Marzo

Age 30

General Güemes, Salta (Argentina)

Beaten. 27 Jan 2019

Mirna died in San Bernardo hospital 3 months and 6 days after being brutally beaten and admitted to intensive care.




Pamela Sandoval Ramírez (Pamela Martínez)

Age 38

Chimalhuacán, Estado de México (Mexico)

Murdered. 27 Jan 2019

Pamela was murdered in the salon where she worked between late Saturday 26th and early Sunday 27th January. Her body was found with signs of violence on Monday morning.




Tabbo

 

Jatta Ismail Khel, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan)

Shot. 29 Jan 2019

The victim was one of three trans people in a vehicle attacked by armed men on a motorcycle. She died and the other two were critically injured.




Ana Paula da Costa Ribeiro

Age 53

Tramandaí, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Stabbed. 30 Jan 2019

Ana was found dead with multiple stab wounds on the morning of Wednesday 30th January. She died the day after Brazil's National Transgender Visibility Day.




Charlene Keroly

Age 26

Maués, Amazonas (Brazil)

Suicide. 31 Jan 2019

Charlene hanged herself in her home after discovering that her boyfriend was having an affair with her best friend.




Ellie Marie Washtock

Age 38

Saint Augustine, Florida (USA)

Shot. 31 Jan 2019

Ellie's body was found by her 15 year old son early on Thursday 31st January. She had been shot.




Joha González Leal

Age 26

Maracaibo, Zulia (Venezuela)

Beaten. 2 Feb 2019

Joha was beaten, stripped and robbed on her way to a party by a group of people who wrongly accused her of stealing a mobile phone. She died at the scene.




Camila Díaz Córdova ("Aurora")

Age 29

Soyapango, San Salvador (El Salvador)

Murdered. 3 Feb 2019

Camila was killed in San Salvador after she and her friend Paola had been deported there by the US Trump Administration.




Laly Heredia Escobar ("Sonia Laly")

Age 36

La Matanza, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Shot. 3 Feb 2019

Laly's body was found by a neighbour lying in the street at dawn on Sunday 3rd February. She had been shot 8 times.




Daniele Azevedo

Age 20

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

Murdered. 4 Feb 2019

Daniele went missing after leaving a hotel in the Compensa neighborhood on Monday 4th February. According to RedeTransBrasil her body was found two days later.




Mellyssa Rodrigues dos Santos

Age 36

Piracicaba, São Paulo (Brazil)

Beaten. 4 Feb 2019

Mellyssa was beaten around the head with a piece of wood by her boyfriend after he became angry that she was still doing sex work to support herself.




Miriam Rivera

Age 38

Hermosillo, Sonora (Mexico)

Hanged. 5 Feb 2019

Miriam died in suspicious circumstances. She was a reality TV star who had appeared in Big Brother Australia and the UK TV show "There’s Something About Miriam".




Fabi Cortes Morales

Age 31

Las Choapas, Veracruz (Mexico)

Shot. 8 Feb 2019

Fabi was shot in the head at the Caballo Blanco bar in the municipality of Las Choapas.




Lolita

Age 20

Sonsonate (El Salvador)

Stabbed. 8 Feb 2019

Lolita died of her injuries after a group of unidentified assailants attacked her with a machete.




Kaila Alves

Age 22

Nova Ipixuna, Pará (Brazil)

Stabbed. 11 Feb 2019

Kayla's body was found in her home on Rua Jerusalém on Monday 11th February. She had been stabbed.




Miúda

 

Nova Iguaçu, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Shot. 11 Feb 2019

Miúda's body was found inside her house in the Valverde neighborhood at dawn on Monday 11th February. She was naked and had 4 gunshot wounds.




Giuliano Imperato

Age 25

Santos, São Paulo (Brazil)

Suicide. 12 Feb 2019

Guiliano took his own life by ingesting cyanide shortly after posting a suicide note to a Facebook Group. The previous year he had majored in law.




Meg Duram

 

São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 14 Feb 2019

Meg was shot in the head in the North Zone of São Paulo by two men on a motorbike. A witness told investigators that she was shot while running away from them.




Rajathi

Age 38

Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu (India)

Beheaded. 15 Feb 2019

Rajathi was a priest. Her mutilated body was found inside the sanctum of the Mariamman temple she ran. Her severed head was left outside the temple premises.




Samira Morena

Age 25

Sorocaba, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 16 Feb 2019

Samira was stabbed twice in the armpit in a bar in northern Sorocaba. She died in hospital.




Minerva Rubio

Age 26

Chihuahua (Mexico)

Shot. 21 Feb 2019

Minerva was killed by an armed group who invaded her house and shot at another person there.




Nathyelly Cruz

 

Uruaçu, Goiás (Brazil)

Murdered. 21 Feb 2019

Nathyelly's semi-naked body was found on the morning of Thursday 21st February with a wound to the face.




V. Barbosa de Aquino

Age 35

Palmas, Tocantins (Brazil)

Stabbed. 21 Feb 2019

V. was a teacher and was found dead in the bathroom, covered with blood and with with wounds to the stomach. There were bloodstains in various parts of the house and some...




Vicente Vera Párraga ("La Verito")

 

Quito (Ecuador)

Stabbed. 22 Feb 2019

La Verito was stabbed 10 times in his apartment. The brutality of the murder suggested that the attack was a hate crime.




Mirlla Vasques Arcanjo

Age 36

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

Beaten. 23 Feb 2019

Mirlla was beaten to dead with a brick on Camapuã Avenue, Cidade Nova at about 4am on Saturday 23rd February. A client is thought to have been responsible.




Faye ("Morena Black")

 

Florida (USA)

Suicide. 24 Feb 2019

Faye reportedly took her own life sometime during the weekend of 23rd/24th February.




Aghata da Silva Marinho

Age 25

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

25 Feb 2019

Aghata disappeared on Wednesday 20th February. Transgender Europe (TGEU) report that her body was found 5 days later on Monday 25th February.




Ana de Lima

Age 40

Pacatuba, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 26 Feb 2019

Ana was shot three times late on Tuesday 26th February near her home in the Alto São João neighbourhood. She died at the scene.




Name Unknown

 

Guaiúba, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 26 Feb 2019

No information is known.




Thais

Age 25

Carapicuíba, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 26 Feb 2019

Thais and her (cisgender) boyfriend were found stabbed to death in a public toilet in Paturis Park. Both were homeless drug users.




Maxim Brizuela

Age 22

La Matanza Partido, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Shot. 28 Feb 2019

Maxim was shot. She was one of four trans women who were killed after accusing several high-grade police officers of people trafficking.




Pamela Arenceli

Age 40

La Matanza Partido, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Shot. 28 Feb 2019

Pamela was shot. She was one of four trans women who were killed after accusing several high-grade police officers of people trafficking.




Name Unknown

Age 35-40

Castellón de la Plana, Valencia (Spain)

Beaten. 1 Mar 2019

The victim was an unidentified trans woman found dead in an orange grove near the hermitage of Sant Jaume de Fadrell on the outskirts of Castellón de la Plana.




Esra

 

Ankara (Turkey)

Suicide. 2 Mar 2019

Esra died by suicide.




Laura Gentle Argueta

Age 31

Roatán, Islas de la Bahía (Honduras)

Stabbed. 2 Mar 2019

Laura was stabbed after leaving a nightclub by a man with whom she had earlier had an argument. Her attacker then ran over her body in a car.




Brigitte Galván Uc

Age 20

Yucatán (Mexico)

Thrown from a vehicle. 3 Mar 2019

Brigitte died from head injuries several days after being thrown from a vehicle.




Fernanda

 

Maracanaú, Ceará (Brazil)

Suicide. 3 Mar 2019

Fernanda died by suicide in the Jereissati 1 neighborhood of Maracanaú.




Mayla dos Santos

 

Coari, Amazonas (Brazil)

Stabbed. 4 Mar 2019

Mayla was found dead in her home in the Amazonino Mendes neighborhood of Coari. She had been stabbed several times in the neck and back.




Maria Paula Murillo Reyes

 

Costa Rica

Murdered. 5 Mar 2019

María was murdered while working. After her death the commissioner of LGBTI Affairs of the Presidential House called for trans people to be respected in society.




Pamela

Age 21

Santa Luzia do Pará (Brazil)

Shot. 5 Mar 2019

No information is known.




La Mariposa

 

Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche (Mexico)

Strangled. 6 Mar 2019

La Mariposa's body was found by police in an abandoned building after an anonymous call. She had been strangled.




Marisol Montenegro

Age 64

Puerto Montt, Los Lago (Chile)

Beaten and strangled. 7 Mar 2019

Marisol Montenegro's body was found in her home in Puerto Montt, Los Lago (Chile) on 7 Mar 2019. She had been beaten and strangled and her home robbed.




Flávia Santana

 

Anápolis, Goiás (Brazil)

Possible suicide. 8 Mar 2019

Flávia was found hanging with cuts on her neck and both wrists in her apartment. She had only just arrived back in the country two days earlier.




Perla

 

São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 8 Mar 2019

No information is known.




Levi Matheus Santos (Lívia Dí Castro)

 

Taboão da Serra, São Paulo (Brazil)

Suicide. 9 Mar 2019

Levi/Lívia is reported to have died by suicide between 7th and 9th March, possibly after their relationship broke down.




Renata Spencer

 

El Cerrito, Tepeji del Río, Hidalgo (Mexico)

Beaten. 9 Mar 2019

Renata's body was found near Antigua Mexico-Queretaro (Federal Highway 17) on the morning of Saturday 9th March. She had a head wound.




Pâmella

Age 21

Santa Luzia do Pará (Brazil)

Shot. 10 Mar 2019

Pâmella was shot three times. According to her family, she had no involvement in crime and they do not know why she was killed.




Name Unknown

Age 30

Jiutepec, Morelos (Mexico)

Stabbed. 10 Mar 2019

The victim´s body was found in the street. She had several stab wounds and her neck had been cut, indicating the brutality of the crime.




Nazab Abid Shaikh

Age 21

Hadapsar, Pune City, Maharashtra (India)

Throat cut. 11 Mar 2019

Nazab was murdered by Arbaz Ahmed Shaikh, 20, after they argued about his wish to end their relationship.




Name Unknown

 

Jiutepec, Morelos (Mexico)

Shot. 11 Mar 2019

The victim was found dead in the middle of a mound of garbage on a dirt road from the Lomas de Chapultepec neighborhood. She had been shot three times at around 9am.




Pollita Ruiz

 

Tehuantepec, Oaxaca (Mexico)

Shot. 13 Mar 2019

Pollita was shot 5 times at about 3:30pm on Wednesday 13th March by two people on a motorcycle. She died at the scene.




Name Unknown

 

Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua (Mexico)

Tortured and shot. 13 Mar 2019

The handcuffed bodies of two trans women were found by the side of the road on 13th March. They had been shot in the head and both bodies showed traces of torture.




Name Unknown

 

Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua (Mexico)

Tortured and shot. 13 Mar 2019

The handcuffed bodies of two trans women were found by the side of the road on 13th March. They had been shot in the head and both bodies showed traces of torture.




Zaira Betancur

 

Bogotá, Distrito Capital (Colombia)

Stabbed. 14 Mar 2019

Zaira was killed by a man who was obsessed with her. He was subsequently arrested.




Name Unknown

Age 25-30

Ciudad de Mexico (Mexico)

Stabbed. 15 Mar 2019

The victim's body was found with stab wounds and her throat slashed, wrapped in a blanket and with her legs tied on a road in colonia Loma de La Palma. Her identity is unknown.




Caio Dantas Monteiro

Age 24

Angra dos Reis, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Stabbed. 16 Mar 2019

Caio and his girlfriend Iasmym Nascimento de Souza da Silva, 20, were stabbed to death by a neighbour who had earlier propositioned Iasmym. She had turned him down.




Name Unknown

Age 25

Alcaldia Gustavo A. Madero, Ciudad De Mexico (Mexico)

Stabbed. 16 Mar 2019

The victim's body was found with her legs tied, covered with a blanket and with a cut to the neck. A message was left on top of her body, suggesting that the killing was related...




Mara da Silva

Age 23

Afonso Bezerra, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

Shot. 17 Mar 2019

Mara was shot in a bar on 15th March, along with the bar owner, a trans woman named Rebekah. Rebekah survived, but Mara died in hospital in Mossoró two days later.




Alessandra

Age 25

Buritis, Rondônia (Brazil)

Shot. 17 Mar 2019

Alessandra was shot in the neck and abdomen after leaving a party on Urupa Street in Sector 6 of Buritis.




B. J. P.

Age 29

Cancún, Quintana Roo (Mexico)

Tortured, beaten, stabbed and mutilated. 17 Mar 2019

The victim's body was found in scrubland wrapped in plastic sheeting with signs of having been tortured. Their genitals and limbs had been mutilated.




Lara

Age 24

Ananindeua, Pará (Brazil)

Beaten. 23 Mar 2019

Lara was murdered in an abandoned building on travessa Marcelino de Oliveira. Witnesses said they had seen her in a bar on the night before.




Name Unknown

 

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

Beaten. 23 Mar 2019

The body of the victim was found on a vacant plot of land on Saturday 23rd March. There were bloodstains on her head and pieces of bricks near her body.




Fabrícia de Moura Lima

Age 23

Goiânia, Goiás (Brazil)

Shot. 24 Mar 2019

Fabrícia was found dead on the night of Sunday 24th March in the Atheneu Park neighborhood of Goiânia. She had been shot several times.




W. Adalí Hernández Rápalo

Age 24

Dos Caminos, Villanueva, Cortés (Honduras)

Beaten and burned. 24 Mar 2019

W. was found dead inside a home on Sunday 24th March in the village of Dos Caminos. She had been beaten to death and the building set on fire.




Celaya Méndez Zelada

Age 19

Agua Dulce, Veracruz (Mexico)

Murdered. 24 Mar 2019

Celaya's body was found by the side of the Coatzacoalcos - Villahermosa road in the municipality of Agua Dulce.




Jazzaline Ware

Age 34

Memphis, Tennessee (USA)

Murdered. 25 Mar 2019

Jazzaline was found dead in her apartment. Her death is now being investigated as a homicide.




Amma Hajjani

Age 80

Korangi, Sindh (Pakistan)

Beaten. 26 Mar 2019

Hajjani's body was found in the water tank of her home. She had been beaten to death.




Victoria Medeiros

Age 29

Jaci, Sao Paulo (Brazil)

Suicide. 26 Mar 2019

Victoria died by suicide. The circumstances and exact date of her death are unknown.




Ashanti Carmon

 

Fairmount Heights, Maryland (USA)

Shot. 30 Mar 2019

Ashanti was shot and killed early on the morning of Saturday 30th March.




Claudia Vera

Age 30

Lima (Peru)

Shot. 30 Mar 2019

Claudia was shot in the Independencia district of Lima in the early hours of Saturday 30th March.




Patricia Rafaela dos Santos Camargo

Age 24

Sarandi, Paraná (Brazil)

Run over. 30 Mar 2019

Patricia was run over by a truck on Jardim Bela Vista early on Saturday 30th March. The driver fled the scene but subsequently, a man confessed to running her over on purpose.




Paty Figueiredo dos Santos

Age 36

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

Strangled. 30 Mar 2019

Paty was strangled and robbed inside her salon at home in the Colonia Terra Nova II neighborhood to the north of Manaus. Her body was found with her hands and feet tied.




Vittoria

Age 40-50

Rome, Lazio (Italy)

30 Mar 2019

Vittoria's body was discovered in a condominium garden on the afternoon of Saturday 30th March by a resident who saw her feet sticking out of the grass.




Crysllaine Guedes da Silva

Age 21

Juazeiro do Norte, Ceará (Brazil)

Stabbed. 1 Apr 2019

Chrysllaine's body was found in a vacant lot on Rua Yone Rodrigues at about 8am on Monday 1st April. She had been stabbed.




Shalu

Age 35

Kozhikode, Kerala (India)

Murdered. 1 Apr 2019

Shalu was found dead in suspicious circumstances near a bus stop at around 9am on Monday 1st April - the day after International Transgender Day of Visibility.




Dianna Rodrigues

Age 16

Itu, São Paulo (Brazil)

Suicide. 2 Apr 2019

Dianna was found dead by her mother.




Eduarda Albuquerque

Age 22

Angra dos Reis, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Tortured and beaten. 3 Apr 2019

Eduarda was found in a park, gagged with duct tape and with her hands tied, on the afternoon of 3rd April. Police suspect that she had been tortured and beaten to death.




Bárbara

 

Itabuna, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 3 Apr 2019

Bárbara was shot at least five times by two assailants on a motorcycle in the São Caetano neighborhood.




L. J. da Silva

Age 34

Jacareí, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 5 Apr 2019

L.'s body was found with stab wounds on the morning of Friday 5th April in a rural area on the Rio Comprid - Varadouro road.




Sandrielly Vasconcelos

Age 24

Boa Višta, Roraima (Brazil)

Tortured and stabbed. 6 Apr 2019

Sandrielly's body was found on the morning of Saturday 6th April. Her hands and feet were tied and there was a deep cut in her neck, stab wounds on her body and burns on her back.




Name Unknown

 

Franca, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 7 Apr 2019

No information is known.




Brenda Plaza Vallejos

Age 42

Valparaíso (Chile)

Stabbed. 8 Apr 2019

Brenda's body was found at around 10:30pm near Cerro Polanco (Polanco Hill). She had been stabbed in the abdomen.




Kassandra Solórzano Romero

Age 49

Neiva, Huila (Colombia)

Suffocated. 8 Apr 2019

Kassandra was a stylist. Her body was found half-naked and with hands and feet tied in her home in the Emaya Bajo neighborhood of Neiva. She had been suffocated with a pillow.




Marqueza de Araújo

Age 31

Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil)

Shot. 9 Apr 2019

Marqueza was killed by an armed man who broke into her house and shot her while she was sleeping.




Malaj Islas

Age 28

Boca del Río, Veracruz (Mexico)

Stabbed. 10 Apr 2019

Malaj was stabbed. Days beforehand, they had written a social network post saying "I will lose my life".




Nika Surgutskaya

Age 25

Kursk (Russia)

Strangled and dismembered. 10 Apr 2019

Nika was reportedly strangled by her date after he discovered that she was transgender. He then dismembered her body, cooking parts of it and flushing others down the toilet.




Juliane de Fonseca ("Juju")

Age 38

Sapezal, Mato Grosso (Brazil)

Stabbed. 12 Apr 2019

Juliane died in a bar on Avenida do Pintadoa after being stabbed by a man she had been drinking with. The perpetrator was arrested the following day.




Ainee Khan

Age 35

Karachi, Sindh (Pakistan)

Stabbed. 13 Apr 2019

Ainee was stabbed in the head, face, arms and elsewhere. Her attacker(s) also cut off her hair, presumably as an act of humiliation. She bled to death inside her locked apartment.




Sabrina

 

João Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil)

Shot. 13 Apr 2019

Sabrina was shot on the night of Saturday 13th April in the vicinity of Vila Romana in the Industrial District of João Pessoa.




Kenia Hilton

Age 28

Ciudad de Mexico (Mexico)

Murdered. 15 Apr 2019

Kenia's body was thrown from a bridge. An autopsy suggested that she had been tortured and killed beforehand.




Tamara

 

Ciudad de Mexico (Mexico)

Murdered. 17 Apr 2019

Tamara was found dead in a hotel in Iztapalapa. She was one of three trans women murdered in the city in less than 30 days.




Name Unknown

 

Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)

Murdered. 18 Apr 2019

The victim's body was found with signs of violence in a bush-lined canal on Avenida J do Conjunto Ceará. Police could not identify the victim.




Becky González Reyna

 

Minatitlán, Veracruz (Mexico)

Shot. 19 Apr 2019

Becky was one of 14 people shot dead on Good Friday in an attack on a birthday party held at a restaurant. Among the dead was a 1 year old boy named Santiago.




Eric Varão

Age 20

Boa Vista, Roraima (Brazil)

Suicide. 19 Apr 2019

Eric died by suicide in the Silvio Botelho neighborhood of Boa Vista.




E. dos Santos da Rosa

Age 20

Laranjal, Paraná (Brazil)

Stabbed. 19 Apr 2019

E. was stabbed by her partner after an argument at their home on Rua St. Helena. She died at the scene.




Jéssica Gómez Rúa ("Pajarita")

 

Bucaramanga, Santander (Colombia)

Stabbed. 21 Apr 2019

Jéssica was stabbed in the street early on 21st April. She died in hospital.




Natalia Delgado Rubio

 

Irapuato, Guanajuato (Mexico)

Decapitated and dismembered. 21 Apr 2019

Natalia's body was mutilated and her remains dumped inside plastic bags.




Name Unknown

Age 18

Juazeiro do Norte, Ceará (Brazil)

Cosmetic filler poisoning. 21 Apr 2019

The victim died in hospital as a result of an infection following an industrial silicone cosmetic filler injection.




Rayssa dos Santos Oliveira

Age 28

Caucaia, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 23 Apr 2019

Rayssa was shot in the head by two people on a motorcycle. She died in hospital two days later.




Catalina Casquete Holguín ("Cata")

Age 28

Durán, Guayas (Ecuador)

Run over. 25 Apr 2019

Cata's body was found on the Puente Alterno Norte bridge to the north east of Guayaquil at dawn on 25th April. Her death is considered suspicious.




Name Unknown

Age 30

Salamanaca, Guanajuato (Mexico)

Shot. 27 Apr 2019

The victim was found with hands and feet tied, and with gunshot wounds in the head.




Yaritza Angélica Millones López

Age 27

Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Beaten and suffocated. 28 Apr 2019

Yaritza was found in her apartment in the Balvanera neighborbood. She had been dead for several days.




Jasmyne Fontile de Brito

Age 21

Guarapes, Natal, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

Shot. 30 Apr 2019

Jasmyne was transitioning. Her body was found with gunshot wounds on a dirt road in the Guarapes neighorhood on the morning of Tuesday 30th April.




T.

 

Grajaú, Maranhão (Brazil)

Stabbed. 2 May 2019

T. was stabbed several times in the back and chest and had his neck cut.




El Choco

 

Chihuahua (Mexico)

Shot. 2 May 2019

El Choco's body was found on the street. Her hands had been tied and she was shot in the head.




Larissa Rodrigues da Silva

Age 21

São Paulo (Brazil)

Beaten. 4 May 2019

Larissa was beaten with a piece of wood on the corner of Alameda dos Tacaúnas and Avenida Indianópols in the Planalto Paulista neighborhood. Her attacker fled the scene.




Melissa Borges

 

Bacabal, Maranhão (Brazil)

Stabbed and mutilated. 4 May 2019

Melissa's body was found behind the Vereador Joãozinho sports centre in Vila São João. She had been stabbed 10 times and one of her hands severed and stuffed in her mouth.




Heart Pontanes

Age 20

Malabon, Metro Manila (Philippines)

Stabbed. 6 May 2019

Heart was killed by two men shortly after they took a selfie with her. She died while being treated for her injuries.




Milo Mazurkiewicz

 

Warsaw, Masovia (Poland)

Suicide. 6 May 2019

Milo identified as non-binary trans and had expressed frustration with clinicians refusing to recognise their identity.




M. Dantas da Silva

Age 33

Guariba, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 6 May 2019

M.'s body was found on the morning of Monday 6th May near the Jardim Virgínia neighborhood of Guariba. She had been stabbed.




Name Unknown

Age 33

Guariba, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 6 May 2019

The victim was stabbed to death at dawn. Her body was found in woodland after an anonymous tip-off.




Ana Paula Portyllho

 

Florianópolis, Santa Catarina (Brazil)

Suicide. 8 May 2019

Ana died after posting a suicide note to Facebook.




Yara Souza

 

Diadema, São Paulo (Brazil)

Strangled. 10 May 2019

Yara was killed at the Kankun Motel on Avenida Presidente Kennedy on the morning of Friday 10th May. Her killer was arrested at the scene.




Luana de Andrade

 

Balsas, Maranhão (Brazil)

Shot. 11 May 2019

Luana was chased by two men in the São Luís neighborhood of Balsas. She took shelter in a building but they followed her and shot her 4 times.




Name Unknown

 

Uberlândia, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Murdered. 11 May 2019

The victim's body was found on the afternoon of Saturday 11th May in the Monte Hebron neighborhood. She was half naked and had bruises on her arms, legs and head.




Taila Silveira Pacheco Santos

Age 25

Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Stabbed. 12 May 2019

Taila was found dead late on Sunday 12th May in an alley on avenida Dom Pedro I in the Santa Branca neighborhood. She had been stabbed multiple times.




Gökçe Naz Saygi

Age 39

Antalya (Turkey)

Stabbed. 13 May 2019

Gökçe was stabbed 7 times in the back in her home. Police found her body after being called to the scene by neighbours.




Natalia

 

Cuidad de Mexico, Distrito Federal (Mexico)

Beaten. 13 May 2019

Natalia was found unresponsive in a building near the intersection of Avenida José María Vértiz and Concepción Béistegui in the Narvarte neighborhood. She died at the scene.




Claire Legato

Age 21

Cleveland, Ohio (USA)

Shot. 14 May 2019

Claire died in hospital on 14th May after being shot in the head on 15th April while she tried to defend her best friend's mum from an abusive boyfriend.




Dulce

 

Alcaldia Benito Juarez, Ciudad De Mexico (Mexico)

Murdered. 14 May 2019

Dulce's body was found with traces of sexual abuse inside her apartment after neighbours heard screams.




Lu

 

Bernardino de Campos, São Paulo (Brazil)

Suicide. 14 May 2019

Lu was found dead in the house where she lived alone. Her exact date of death is unknown, but it was somewhere between 10th and 14th May.




Bibiu de Lima Pires

Age 25

Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 15 May 2019

Bibiu was shot in the head and chest on Rua Osvaldo Cruz in the Conjunto Palmeiras neighborhood late on Wednesday 15th May. She may have been the victim of an attempted robbery.




A. A. Silva Costa

Age 34

Mineiros, Goiás (Brazil)

Beaten. 16 May 2019

A. was found dead on the street at dawn on Thursday 16th May after being beaten with a blunt object.




Alana Ferreira

Age 34

São Paulo (Brazil)

Beaten and stabbed. 16 May 2019

Alana was killed after an argument with other trans sex workers on Rua Moses Kauffman in the Barra Funda neighborhood of São Paulo.




Rekha Desai ("Reva")

Age 38

Kalyan, Maharashtra (India)

Stabbed. 17 May 2019

Rekha was stabbed by her abusive partner. A 25-year-old man was arrested.




Muhlaysia Booker

Age 23

Dallas, Texas (USA)

Shot. 18 May 2019

Muhlaysia was found dead in the street by police in East Dallas at around 6:40 a.m. A month earlier she had been brutally attacked outside apartments in south Dallas.




Angela Paola Fajardo

 

Guatemala City (Guatemala)

Stabbed. 18 May 2019

Angela was stabbed in the Calzada San Juan 7-87 neighborhood, reportedly in a dispute over a sex work "point".




Jesusa Ventura Reyes

Age 25

Fortín, Veracruz (Mexico)

Decapitated. 19 May 2019

Jesusa was kidnapped on Saturday 18th May. Her decapitated body was discovered the following day, and her head was subsequently found in an abandoned cooler.




Michelle Simone Washington ("Tamika")

Age 40

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA)

Shot. 19 May 2019

Michelle was found with gunshot wounds in North Philadelphia just after 5am on Sunday 19th May. She died in hospital.




Thaylla Rodrigues de Moura

Age 30

Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil)

Stabbed. 19 May 2019

Thaylla's body was found in front of the bus terminal on Avenida Bandeirantes at dawn on Sunday 19th May. She had a stab wound near her neck.




José Matías De la Fuente Guevara

Age 16

Copiapó, Atacama (Chile)

Suicide. 23 May 2019

Matías died by suicide after suffering constant bullying and transphobia at his school. Staff refused to recognise his gender and in death he was misgendered by the authorities.




Paris Cameron

Age 20

Detroit, Michigan (USA)

Shot. 25 May 2019

Paris was one of three people - the others being two gay men - shot at around 5am on Saturday 25th May. Prosecutors allege that the victims were targetted because they were LGBTQ.




Britany Sanchez Zárate

Age 20

Misantla, Veracruz (Mexico)

Shot. 26 May 2019

Britany was shot twice by two assailants in a sports field in colonia Arroyo Frío. Days beforehand she had been crowned princess of the Gay Carnival of Misantla.




Gala Estefanía Perea

Age 19

San Isidro de Lules, Tucumán (Argentina)

Strangled. 26 May 2019

Gala was strangled by her partner after an argument. Neighbours called the police after hearing her screaming.




Name Unknown

 

Old Hyderabda City, Telangana (India)

Beaten. 26 May 2019

A group of transgender women in Hyderabad’s old city area were attacked by a mob who believed that they were part of a dacoit gang out to kidnap children, based on WhatsApp...




Elaynne Markes

Age 28

Lucas do Rio Verde, Mato Grosso (Brazil)

Shot. 27 May 2019

Elayanne was shot by two men on a motorcycle while waiting for clients.




Titi Gulley

Age 31

Portland, Oregon (USA)

Possible suicide. 27 May 2019

Titi was found hanging from a tree in a park. The coroner ruled her death a suicide, but her family and friends believe she was murdered.




R. Adelso Rodriguez Alonzo

Age 24

Usumatlán, Zacapa (Guatemala)

Shot. 28 May 2019

R. was found lying on a road with head injuries. She died in hospital.




Techi

Age 45

Arequipa (Peru)

Possible suicide. 29 May 2019

Techi's body was found in the waters of the rio del Chili on 29th May. She had last been seen three days earlier.




Jahy Bianchini

Age 20

Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Espírito Santo (Brazil)

Shot. 30 May 2019

Jahy and a friend were attacked by clients during an attempted robbery on the morning of Thursday 30th May. Jahy was shot during the attack, but her friend survived.




Leleco Pereira dos Santos

Age 27

Lucena, Paraíba (Brazil)

Murdered. 30 May 2019

Leleco was murdered at around half past midnight on Thursday 30th May. Apparently she had been receiving threats.




Rosinha do Beco

Age 63

Seabra, Bahia (Brazil)

Beaten. 30 May 2019

Rosinha was beaten to death with a piece of wood in her home. Her attacker then started a fire to try to conceal the evidence.




Chynal Lindsey

Age 26

Dallas, Texas (USA)

Murdered. 1 Jun 2019

Chynal's body was found after someone called the police to report a body in White Rock Lake. Police reported that her body showed “obvious signs of homicidal violence”.




Johana Medina León ("Joa")

Age 25

El Paso, Texas (USA)

Died in custody. 1 Jun 2019

Joa was a detained Salvadorian asylum seeker. She had been asking for medical help for nearly 2 months, but ICE only took her to hospital after she lost consciousness.




Mayte Castro Anay ("Pamela")

Age 24

Guayaquil, Guayas (Ecuador)

Shot. 2 Jun 2019

Mayte ("Pamela") and her friend Miranda ("Chiqui") were shot in the head after attending a football match. A witness reported seeing motorcycles leaving the scene.




Fabiola

Age 28-30

Quimistán, Santa Bárbara (Honduras)

Stabbed. 2 Jun 2019

Fabiola's body was found lying in a pool of blood.




Miranda Pilar Ruiz ("Chiqui")

Age 26

Guayaquil, Guayas (Ecuador)

Shot. 2 Jun 2019

Miranda ("Chiqui") and her friend Mayte ("Pamela") were shot in the head after attending a football match. A witness reported seeing motorcycles leaving the scene.




Rose

 

Jaboatão dos Guararapes, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Shot. 2 Jun 2019

Rose was homeless and cared for abandoned street animals. She was shot 3 times in the Curado IV neighborhood of Jaboatão dos Guararapes.




Austin Smith

Age 19

Evansville, Indiana (USA)

Suicide. 4 Jun 2019

Austin died by suicide. His death was reported by his best friend.




Chanel Scurlock

Age 23

Lumberton, North Carolina (USA)

Shot. 5 Jun 2019

Chanel was found just after midnight by Robeson County Sheriff’s Office deputies who arrived after reports of gunfire in the area. She had been shot.




Leandro Vicente

 

Campinas, São Paulo (Brazil)

Suicide. 5 Jun 2019

Leandro was a trans man. All we know is that he died by suicide, and his profile was published to a Brazilian memorial group.




Layleen Cubilette Polanco Xtravaganza

 

Rikers Island, New York (USA)

Died in custody. 7 Jun 2019

Layleen was found dead in a jail cell in the Rose M. Singer women's facility on Rikers Island on the afternoon of Friday 7th June.




Shakira ("La Moy")

Age 20

Choloma, Cortés (Honduras)

Stoned. 8 Jun 2019

Shakira was stoned to death by a group of men. Her body lay in the street in full view of her frightened neighbours before the police finally removed it several hours later.




Alex Milkovich

Age 19

Nytva, Perm Krai (Russia)

Murdered. 10 Jun 2019

Alex's body was found on 10th June. He had disappeared on 1st June after going to visit someone he thought was a friend.




Pamela

 

Maringá, Paraná (Brazil)

Shot. 10 Jun 2019

Pamela was shot in the back. CCTV footage shows her falling on the sidewalk.




Zoe Spears

Age 23

Fairmount Heights, Maryland (USA)

Shot. 13 Jun 2019

Zoe was found lying in the street (not far from where Ashanti Carmon had been murdered in March) by police responding to an emergency call. She died at the scene.




Jony Sosa Sanchez

Age 27

Coatzintla, Veracruz (Mexico)

Beaten and stabbed. 14 Jun 2019

Jony was found dead inside her room by a neighbour. Her hands and feet were tied and there was a pool of blood on the floor.




Nahara Sereya

Age 43

Queimadas, Horizonte`, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 16 Jun 2019

Nahara was shot in the early hours of Sunday 16th June.




Defne Yilmaz

 

Afyonkarahisar (Turkey)

Stabbed. 16 Jun 2019

Defne was found dead in her bathroom on 16th June. She had been stabbed in the body and neck.




Pollyane Weneck dos Reis

Age 22

Coromandel, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Stabbed. 16 Jun 2019

Pollyane was found lying in the street bleeding from the left hand side of her chest. She died in hospital.




Lohane Silva de Lira ("Jasmine")

Age 21

Palmares, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Stabbed. 17 Jun 2019

Lohane's half-naked body was found in a thicket on Rua José Alves Lins in the Novo Horizonte neighborhood. She had been stabbed and her body dragged into the street.




Doris Hernandez

Age 21

Guadalajara, Jalisco (Mexico)

Murdered. 21 Jun 2019

Doris was murdered. No other information is known.




Rita

 

Moscow (Russia)

Suicide. 23 Jun 2019

Rita died by suicide.




Brooklyn Lindsey

Age 32

Kansas City, Missouri (USA)

Murdered. 25 Jun 2019

Brooklyn's body was found on the porch of an abandoned home.




J. P. Moreno

Age 36

Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz (Mexico)

Shot. 25 Jun 2019

J. was shot dead in a supermarket parking lot.




Name Unknown

 

Multan, Punjab (Pakistan)

Tortured. 28 Jun 2019

The victim was one of two transgender women who were tortured and beaten to death. Their bodies were recovered by police from a locked house in the Sahiwal district of the eastern...




Name Unknown

 

Multan, Punjab (Pakistan)

Tortured. 28 Jun 2019

The victim was one of two transgender women who were tortured and beaten to death. Their bodies were recovered by police from a locked house in the Sahiwal district of the eastern...




Maya

Age 19

Nowshera, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan)

Shot. 29 Jun 2019

Maya was murdered by her family after going to the police to ask for protection.




Jessyca Ananias

Age 23

Araguaína, Tocantins (Brazil)

Shot. 2 Jul 2019

Jessyca was shot in the head by a client at the intersection of Avenida Cônego João Lima and Bernado Sayão in the Entroncamento sector at around 10:30pm on Tuesday 2nd July.




Antonia Laínez Larios

 

El Negrito, Yoro (Honduras)

Shot. 3 Jul 2019

Antonia was shot several times at around 5:50pm on Wednesday 3rd July. She was a stylist.




Cecelia Cranko

Age 48

South Orange, New Jersey (USA)

5 Jul 2019

Cecelia died in a suspicious fire at her home in the early hours of Friday 5th July. A week earlier she had been the victim of a carjacking and shooting.




Patricia Araújo

Age 37

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Possible suicide. 6 Jul 2019

Patricia died after spending 10 days in hospital. She was a model and actress, and suffered from depression. Her cause of death has not been confirmed, but suicide seems likely.




Romy

 

Bordeaux, Gironde (France)

Suicide. 6 Jul 2019

Romy's body was found floating in the river Garonne on Saturday 6th July. An investigation into her death concluded that she died by suicide.




Santiago Carvajal ("Santi")

 

Puerto Cortés (Honduras)

Shot. 6 Jul 2019

Santiago was a TV presenter and LGBT+ community leader. She was shot on Friday 5th July and died in hospital in the early hours of the following day.




Shakira Fernández de la Hoz

 

Medellín, Antioquia (Colombia)

Stabbed. 7 Jul 2019

Shakira was stabbed during a fight with another trans woman.




Bessy Michelle Ferrera

Age 40

Comayaguela, Distrito Central (Honduras)

Shot. 8 Jul 2019

Bessy and a colleague were shot while waiting for customers at around 1am on Monday 8th July. Her colleague survived.




Name Unknown

Age 30

Xochimilco, Ciudad de Mexico, Estado de México (Mexico)

Murdered. 12 Jul 2019

The naked body of the victim was found in an advanced state of decomposition in the water near a pier known as Puente de Urrutia. She had been dead for several days.




Gurpreet

Age 18

Mohali, Punjab (India)

Suicide. 13 Jul 2019

Gurpreet died by suicide.




Carly

Age 26

Oaxaca de Juárez (Mexico)

Stabbed. 14 Jul 2019

Carly was stabbed by a client who called her over to his car at around midnight on Sunday 14th July. She died in hospital.




Angie Digiacomo

Age 38

Moreno, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Mauled by dogs. 17 Jul 2019

Angie was killed by two pit bull terriers belonging to a man who lived near the vacant lot where she was working. Her colleagues claim that he released them on purpose.




Lucía Torres Mansilla/Lucía Barrera ("Lucía La Loba")

Age 37

Paraná, Entre Ríos (Argentina)

Stabbed. 17 Jul 2019

Lucia's body was found by a friend in her bedroom on Thursday 18th July. She had multiple stab wounds and had last been seen alive on Sunday evening.




Samara Araújo

 

Ipatinga, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Suicide. 18 Jul 2019

Samara died by suicide. She suffered from severe depression.




S. Medina

Age 48

Salta (Argentina)

18 Jul 2019

S. was found dead in a swimming pool in a property belonging to the family or relatives of a retired federal judge.




Name Unknown

Age 24

San Luis Potosí (Mexico)

Tortured and shot. 19 Jul 2019

The victim's body was found after a 911 call was made on the morning of Friday 19th July. She had been executed.




Denali Berries Stuckey

Age 29

North Charleston, South Carolina (USA)

Shot. 20 Jul 2019

Denali's body was found with gunshot wounds by the side of the road at 4am on Saturday 20th July.




Didem Akay

 

Istanbul (Turkey)

Suicide. 22 Jul 2019

Didem hanged herself in a hotel room after suffering from transphobic abuse and psychological trauma. She was a close friend of Hande Kader, who was killed in August 2016.




Name Unknown

Age 32

Nagrakata, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal (India)

Lynched. 22 Jul 2019

The victim was attacked and mutilated by a mob who accused her of being a child abductor when she was passing through their village.




Sandy Carrillo Bello

Age 55

Chilpancingo, Guerrero (Mexico)

Shot. 24 Jul 2019

Sandy was shot dead inside the bar she managed.




Bubba Walker

Age 54

Charlotte, North Carolina (USA)

Murdered. 27 Jul 2019

Bubba Walker's body was found after a fire in an abandoned house on 27th July. She had been reported as missing but was not identified until 3rd September.




Muskan

Age 25-30

Harappa, Sahiwal, Punjab (Pakistan)

Tortured. 27 Jul 2019

Muskan and her friend Nadia were both found murdered in their room near Jinnah Town Harappa railway station. Their bodies showed signs of having been tortured.




Nadia

Age 30-32

Harappa, Sahiwal, Punjab (Pakistan)

Tortured. 27 Jul 2019

Nadia and her friend Muskan were both found murdered in their room near Jinnah Town Harappa railway station. Their bodies showed signs of having been tortured.




Sasha María Rivas Martínez

Age 25

Caracas, Distrito Capital (Venezuela)

Cosmetic filler poisoning. 28 Jul 2019

Sasha died after a cosmetic filler injection.




Name Unknown

 

Swat District, Khyber Pakhtunkwa (Pakistan)

Suicide. 29 Jul 2019

The victim died by suicide. Her identity is unknown.




Tracy Single

Age 22

Houston, Texas (USA)

Murdered. 30 Jul 2019

Tracy was found dead in a gas station parking lot on I-10.




Kiki Fantroy

Age 21

Miami-Dade County, Florida (USA)

Shot. 31 Jul 2019

Kiki was reportedly shot shortly after 4:30 a.m. Wednesday in an area not far from her home. She died in hospital.




Rosalinda Pérez Berigüete

Age 37

Chalona, San Juan de la Maguana (Dominican Republic)

Beaten and stabbed. 3 Aug 2019

Rosalinda's body was found with stab wounds and signs of beating. Police arrested Alexis Ortiz Céspedes, 31, and José Augusto Meran Vicente, 32.




Pebbles LaDime Doe

Age 24

Allendale County, South Carolina (USA)

Murdered. 4 Aug 2019

Pebbles was found dead in a driveway on Sunday 4th August. Despite identifying as female on Facebook, news outlets and her family consistently misgendered her.




Jordan Cofer

Age 22

Dayton, Ohio (USA)

Shot. 4 Aug 2019

Jordan was one of the victims of the Ohio mass shooting on Sunday 4th August. The perpetrator - his brother - was shot dead at the scene by police.




Karla Fernanda Silva

 

La Maná, Cotopaxi (Ecuador)

Poisoned. 5 Aug 2019

Karla was poisoned as a result of taking diet pills. The drugs are suspected to have contained rat poison.




Gabriele Oliveira ("Princess")

Age 21

Belo Jardim, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Shot. 5 Aug 2019

Gabriele's body was found along with that of Robson Carlos da Silva in a closed bar on Monday 5th August. Both had been shot.




Name Unknown

Age 30

Tecomán, Colima (Mexico)

Shot. 6 Aug 2019

The victim was found dead on the morning of Tuesday 6th August. She had been shot in the face.




Alondra García

 

Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua (Mexico)

Stabbed. 7 Aug 2019

Alondra's body was found in her home. She had been stabbed 5 times.




J. A. Cermeño Medina

Age 31

Maracay, Aragua (Venezuela)

Shot. 7 Aug 2019

J.'s body was found on the street and was subsequently identified by relatives. She had been shot 3 times.




Angi García ("La Gata")

Age 40

Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas (Ecuador)

Strangled. 7 Aug 2019

Angi's body was found in her home by family members on Wednesday 7th August. She had been strangled.




Cris García Aponte

Age 34

Huaquillas, El Oro (Ecuador)

Possible suicide. 9 Aug 2019

Cris was found dead at home after reportedly ingesting poison. Blood was found on her face and her death is considered suspicious.




Keyiariah Quick

Age 25

North Carolina (USA)

10 Aug 2019

Keyiariah was found dead on 10th August. Although she was initially widely reported to have been murdered, her family subsequently requested that her death not be reported as such.




Aylin Hernández Gómez

Age 34

San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas (Mexico)

Strangled. 11 Aug 2019

Aylin's body was found covered by a motel bedsheet and dumped in undergrowth. Her body had signs of sexual violence and she had been strangled.




W. Félix de Oliveira

Age 29

Maracanaú, Ceará (Brazil)

Beaten and stoned. 11 Aug 2019

W. was beaten to death inside a residence in the Pajuçara neighborhood. Two men were arrested.




Sara Miranda de Souza ("Tayla")

Age 41

Vila Esperança, Sao Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 12 Aug 2019

Tayla was stabbed in the neck after an argument. Police arrested Vitor Henrique, 22, near the scene of the murder.




Name Unknown

Age 41

Frutal, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Stabbed. 12 Aug 2019

The victim was stabbed following an argument. Her killer was arrested.




Abril Navarro Salazar

Age 26

Ciudad de Mexico, Estado de México (Mexico)

Stabbed. 13 Aug 2019

Abril died from multiple stab wounds after being attacked in the street.




Nathacha Ruby Flores ("Samantha")

Age 25

Quito (Ecuador)

Stabbed. 17 Aug 2019

Nathacha was stabbed outside her home.




Aline da Silva

Age 22

Arcoverde, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Stabbed. 19 Aug 2019

Aline was stabbed in the neck by a stranger at a bus stop. She was homeless and an activist for the Landless Rural Workers Movement of the state of Pernambuco.




Name Unknown

Age 25

Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua (Mexico)

Suffocated. 19 Aug 2019

The victim's body was found by police dumped in a stream with her hands tied. She had been suffocated.




Ashley

Age 38

Huajuapan de León, Oaxaca (Mexico)

Stabbed. 21 Aug 2019

Ashley's body was found on the street near a church on the morning of Wednesday 21th August. She had been stabbed.




Kate Maikelly de Jesus Barbosa

Age 14

Teixeira de Freitas, Bahia (Brazil)

21 Aug 2019

Kate's body was found in undergrowth near a waste disposal unit. The body had a cut to the right hand and bruising to the face but showed no evidence of the cause of death.




Daniela Martinez

Age 53

Cicuco, Bolivar (Colombia)

Beaten. 22 Aug 2019

Daniela was found tied and with her feet burned having been beaten. She died in hospital.




Name Unknown

Age 30-35

Acapulco, Guerrero (Mexico)

Shot. 23 Aug 2019

The victim was shot 3 times by two men on a scooter while leaving the bar where she worked in the early hours of the morning. She died at the scene.




Hani

 

Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan)

Shot. 26 Aug 2019

Hani was shot 5 times when gunman broke into the house she was renting.




Roberta Rodrigues ("Roberta Xirrara")

Age 44

Inhumas, Goiás (Brazil)

Shot. 30 Aug 2019

Roberta was shot.




Sana Khan

Age 16

Banr, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan)

Stabbed. 30 Aug 2019

Sana was killed by her brother. She was a Pashto musician and her murder follows that of several others in the province.




Name Unknown

 

Zihuatanejo, Guerrero (Mexico)

Shot. 30 Aug 2019

The victim was shot in the head at the entrance to a bar and died in hospital. She had previously spoken out against homophobic statements made by the authorities.




Brigitte Escalona Escobar

Age 21

Caracas, Distrito Capital (Venezuela)

Beaten and suffocated. 31 Aug 2019

Brigitte was a hairdresser. She was found dying in the street after a robbery after leaving for work.




Giselle Andrea Gutiérrez Valencia

Age 26

Engativá, Bogotá, Distrito Capital (Colombia)

Possible suicide. 31 Aug 2019

Giselle died from propane gas poisoning in her bathroom. Her body was found lying on a mat by her ex-partner.




Name Unknown

 

Santiago (Chile)

Stabbed. 31 Aug 2019

The victim was stabbed after an attempted robbery.




Bee Love Slater

Age 21

Clewiston, Florida (USA)

Shot and burned. 1 Sep 2019

Bee's body was found inside her burnt out car. Some reports state that she had been tied up and shot.




Bailey Reeves

Age 17

Baltimore, Maryland (USA)

Shot. 2 Sep 2019

Bailey was found with multiple gunshot wounds after a report of a shooting on Parkwood Avenue at around 8:05pm on Monday 2nd September. She died in hospital.




Andra Mora López

Age 26

Alto de Gualanday, Ibagué, Tolima (Colombia)

Run over. 3 Sep 2019

Andra's body was found by the Ibagué - Espinal road in Tolima (Colombia) with severe injuries suggesting that she had been run over by a hit and run driver.




Andrew Elijah Martinez

Age 19

Pomona, California (USA)

Suicide. 4 Sep 2019

Andrew died by suicide while in the care of the transitional parenting system of LA County.




Victoria Santos Falcão

Age 25

Juína, Matto Grosso (Brazil)

Shot. 5 Sep 2019

Victoria was shot by two assilants who broke into her house in what appears to be a targetted execution.




Ana Paula

 

Jiutepec, Morelos (Mexico)

Beaten. 6 Sep 2019

Ana was beaten with a hammer inside her home. Neighbours had heard screams and called the police, but when they arrived they found her body.




Yuri Gabriel Castro Farias

Age 20

Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 6 Sep 2019

Yuri was approached by three men, tied to a pole and executed with three shots to the head. Afterwards his killers dragged his body up the street.




Carolline Dias

Age 27

Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Shot. 7 Sep 2019

Carolline was shot in the street at around 5:30am on Saturday 7th September. She died in hospital.




Nemer da Silva Rodrigues

Age 37

Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Stabbed. 7 Sep 2019

Nemer was stabbed after a fight. Police were called after neighbours heard shouting, and witnesses say that her assailant stabbed her at lest 12 times.




Name Unknown

 

Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua (Mexico)

Dismembered. 7 Sep 2019

The victim was one of two whose body was dismembered after they were killed and the remains dumped in various parts of the city.




Name Unknown

 

Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua (Mexico)

Dismembered. 7 Sep 2019

The victim was one of two whose body was dismembered after they were killed and the remains dumped in various parts of the city.




Lara Crespo

Age 48

Almada, Lisboa (Portugal)

Suicide. 9 Sep 2019

Lara died by suicide. She was the co-founder of Transexual Portugal and an organiser of Lisbon Pride.




Name Unknown

Age 33

Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Strangled. 10 Sep 2019

The victim was found dead in her room. She had been strangled with a sheet by a client or sexual partner.




Name Unknown

 

Cartagena, Bolivar (Colombia)

10 Sep 2019

The victim's body was found in a state of decomposition near a drainage channel on Tuesday 10th September. Her identity and date and cause of death are unknown.




Ja’leyah-Jamar

 

Kansas City (USA)

Shot. 13 Sep 2019

Ja’leyah-Jamar was shot. Police have released a photo of a suspect being sought in connection with their murder.




Shokir Shavkatov

Age 25

Tashkent (Uzbekistan)

Decapitated and dismembered. 13 Sep 2019

Shokir Shavkatov was found dead after going home with two men from a nightclub the previous night. After media had published details of the hate crime, local activists confirmed...




Bruna Torres

Age 25

São Carlos, São Paulo (Brazil)

Murdered. 15 Sep 2019

Bruna's body was found gagged and with hands and feet tied in scrubland alongside the SP-215 highway in the Cidade Aracy neighborhood of São Carlos.




Luana Piovani

 

Senador Elói de Souza, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

Stoned. 15 Sep 2019

Luana's body was found naked and with signs of violence. She had reportedly been stoned to death.




Elisha Chanel Stanley ("Elisha Diamond")

Age 46

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA)

16 Sep 2019

Elisha was found dead while visiting family in downtown Pittsburgh on Monday 16th September. The circumstances of her death have not yet been confirmed.




Reena

 

Bayanpur, Sonipat, Haryana (India)

16 Sep 2019

Reena and a cisgender man named Sahil were both found dead on railway tracks on the morning of Monday 16th September. Their causes of death are unknown.




Jessa Remiendo

 

Bolinao, Pangasinan (Philippines)

Stabbed. 17 Sep 2019

Jessa's naked body was found on Patar Beach on the morning of Tuesday 17th September. Her right eye had been gouged out and her neck almost cut through.




Name Unknown

 

Dushanbe (Tajikistan)

Stabbed. 17 Sep 2019

The victim was a trans woman and sex worker. She was raped, killed by a knife, and her body thrown into the water. Friends and parents confirmed her trans identity.




Emmanuelle Agostinho da Silva Barros ("Manu")

Age 25

Santo André, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 18 Sep 2019

Emmanuelle was stabbed in the neck by a client. They had argued after he refused to pay her.




Leandro Parra Hermosilla

Age 15

Coyhaique (Chile)

Stabbed. 19 Sep 2019

Leandro was a young trans man who died after being stabbed by a 17 year old during a fight. The perpetrator was arrested.




Bruna Surfistinha de Freitas ("Bruna Bruninha")

Age 26

Chorozinho, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 20 Sep 2019

Bruna was shot while in the shower by two people who broke into her home. They were seen running from the scene by witnesses.




Itali Marlowe

Age 29

Houston, Texas (USA)

Shot. 20 Sep 2019

Itali was shot multiple times by a man she was living with. He fled the scene on foot prior to the arrival of police officers.




Médely Razard

Age 15

Itaquaquecetuba, São Paulo (Brazil)

Beaten and strangled. 20 Sep 2019

Médely was beaten, raped and strangled with wire.




Sara Fernández ("Paloma Barreto")

Age 38

Avilés, Asturias (Spain)

Stabbed. 20 Sep 2019

Sara was found dead from multiple stab wounds in the apartment she was renting. She was a Brazilian sex worker who also went by the name "Paloma Barreto".




Itzayana López Hernández

 

Ciudad de México, Estado de México (Mexico)

Strangled. 22 Sep 2019

Itzayana was found hanging in her apartment. Although she had been strangled by an ex-partner beforehand, the authorities categorised her death as a suicide and closed the case.




Mhelody Polan Bruno ("Mhel")

Age 25

Wagga Wagga, New South Wales (Australia)

Killed. 22 Sep 2019

Mhelody was killed while on vacation in Australia. Her friends claim that she was raped before being killed.




Dymun Dupree

 

Warner Robins, Georgia (USA)

Shot. 27 Sep 2019

Dymun went missing on 2nd April 2016. A human skull was found with gunshot wounds on 12th May 2016, but was not identified by DNA testing as hers until September 2019.




Yoselín Marín Velasco

Age 28

Cali, Valle del Cauca (Colombia)

Shot. 28 Sep 2019

Yoselin's body was found with gunshot wounds on a public road in the early hours of Saturday 28th September.




Name Unknown

 

Registro, São Paulo (Brazil)

Murdered. 28 Sep 2019

The victim's body was found with her hands and feet tied and covered in blood in the early hours of Saturday 28th September.




Junia Franco

Age 34

Uberlândia, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Stabbed. 29 Sep 2019

Júnia's body was found on a back road in the Morumbi neighborhood at around 1:20am on Sunday 29th September. She had been stabbed 13 times.




Chhaya

Age 35

Durg, Chattisgarh (India)

29 Sep 2019

No information is known.