Maninha

 

Curitiba, Paraná (Brazil)

Murdered. 4 Oct 2019

Maninha's body was found alongside the Belém River in the Uberaba neighborhood. Her hands and feet were tied with telephone cable.




Name Unknown

 

Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco (Mexico)

Stabbed. 4 Oct 2019

The victim's body was found lying on the floor in a pile of blankets. About a meter away there were bloodstains and a knife on the floor.




L. S. Félix

Age 24

Patos, Paraíba (Brazil)

Stabbed. 5 Oct 2019

L. was stabbed in the chest after an argument.




Corbin Ray Bach

Age 23

Paducah, Kentucky (USA)

Suicide. 6 Oct 2019

Corbin died by suicide. After he died his wife Amber spoke out about the relentless bullying he had faced.




Paola Araújo

Age 31

Teresina, Piauí (Brazil)

Shot. 6 Oct 2019

Paola was shot dead by a group of unidentified assailants on the BR-316 highway near the beauty salon where she worked.




Rony Gonçalves

Age 47

Jardim América, Goiânia (Brazil)

Stabbed. 6 Oct 2019

Rony was found dead inside her home at around 11am on Sunday 6th October. She had been stabbed multiple times, and her handbag and cellphone stolen.




Marcelino Soler Fernández (Soledad Fernández)

Age 42

Zanja Pytá, Amambay (Paraguay)

Shot. 7 Oct 2019

Marcelino was shot 9 times on the street by a man who followed them and a co-worker. Prior to detransitioning Marcelino had lived as a trans woman named Soledad.




Michelle Almeida Caetano Da Silva

Age 31

União dos Palmares, Alagoas (Brazil)

Murdered. 9 Oct 2019

Michelle's decomposed and bloodied body was found by neighbours in a residence on rua Santa Tereza in the Costa E Silva neighborhood. The cause of her death is unknown.




Christine Zephier

Age 23

Mankato, Minnesota (USA)

10 Oct 2019

Christine's body was found in a wooded area near Mankato on Thursday 10th October. She had been missing since Tuesday 27th August.




La Diva

Age 30

Guaduas, Cundinamarca (Colombia)

Shot. 10 Oct 2019

"La Diva" was shot in the chest at around 1am on Thursday 10th October.




Daphne Dorman

Age 44

San Francisco, California (USA)

Suicide. 11 Oct 2019

Daphne died by suicide. She was a comedienne, actress and transgender activist.




Vidalia Molina Delgado

 

Mazatenango, Suchitepéquez (Guatemala)

Shot. 11 Oct 2019

Vidalia was shot by assailants who entered her bar on the night of Friday 11th October. She had previously received extortion threats.




Júlia Holanda Ferreira

Age 24

Sobral, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 12 Oct 2019

Júlia was shot dead by two men in the street in the Bairro Sumaré neighborhood on the morning of Saturday 12th October.




Romanic Barbosa Magalhães

 

Curitiba, Paraná (Brazil)

Beaten. 13 Oct 2019

Romanic was beaten to death in the early hours of Sunday 13th October.




Dévora Carranza Hernández

Age 40

San Pedro Sula, Cortes (Honduras)

Stabbed. 13 Oct 2019

Dévora was stabbed during a fight with another trans woman. She died in hospital.




Hamsa

 

Hyderabad, Telangana (India)

Burned. 13 Oct 2019

Hamsa died in hospital after being doused in petrol and set ablaze. Allegedly a group of sex workers who had been harrassing her because she wanted to work outside of their group.




Brianna “BB” Hill

Age 30

Kansas City, Missouri (USA)

Shot. 14 Oct 2019

Briana was shot at about 11:30am on Monday 14th October. Her killer was arrested at the scene.




Lorena Vicente

Age 23

São Paulo (Brazil)

Beaten. 15 Oct 2019

Lorena was beaten on Avenida Fim de Semana on the evening of Monday 14th October. She died the following afternoon.




Michele Faiffer

 

São Paulo (Brazil)

Murdered. 15 Oct 2019

Michele was killed by her former partner after he refused to accept the end of their relationship.




Antonella Espinoza Mendoza

Age 19

Guayaquil, Guayas (Ecuador)

Cosmetic filler poisoning. 17 Oct 2019

Antonella died in hospital after a cosmetic filler injection. She was a stylist and would have been 20 on 19th October.




Lina Marcela Jiménez Granados

Age 26

Bucaramanga, Santander (Colombia)

Stabbed. 19 Oct 2019

Lina was stabbed by a man on a motorcycle who called her over to him in the early hours of 19th October.




Cauany Ayres ("Cacau")

Age 23

Avaré, São Paulo (Brazil)

Suicide. 20 Oct 2019

Cauany died by suicide. The exact date of her death is unknown, but it was around a week before her profile was posted to a Brazilian memorial group on 27th October.




I. Dias da Silva

Age 40

Petrolina, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Shot. 25 Oct 2019

I. was shot by two men on a motorcycle in the early hours of Friday 25th October.




Anahí Miranda Rivas

Age 27

San Salvador (El Salvador)

Strangled. 26 Oct 2019

Anahí was kidnapped and strangled. Her body was then thrown from a vehicle and dumped in front of a nightclub.




La Chico Chirinos

Age 49

La Plata, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Stabbed. 26 Oct 2019

La Chico was attacked from behind and stabbed multiple times. Their killer was subsequently arrested.




Name Unknown

Age 47

Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua (Mexico)

Shot. 26 Oct 2019

The victim was shot by a group of unidentified men in a car on the afternoon of Saturday 26th October. She died in hospital.




Bruna

Age 30

Salvador, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 30 Oct 2019

Bruna was shot several times in the face at around 1am on Wednesday 30th October. She died at the scene.




Edu

Age 18

Llíria, Valencia (Spain)

Suicide. 30 Oct 2019

Edu took her own life, apparently after suffering harassment and bullying over an extended period.




Bruna Soares

Age 23

São Mateus, Espírito Santo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 1 Nov 2019

Bruna was stabbed to death at around 4am on Friday 1st November.




Paula Santos

Age 26

Jequié, Bahia (Brazil)

Murdered. 2 Nov 2019

Paula's body was found in a bag with hands and feet tied next to Jequié's Ring Road on Tuesday 5th November after she had been being missing for several days.




Name Unknown

 

Jacona, Michoacán (Mexico)

Murdered. 3 Nov 2019

The victim's decomposed body was found partly buried at midday on Saturday 9th November. She had been missing since being kidnapped on 3rd November.




Name Unknown

 

Chihuahua (Mexico)

Shot. 4 Nov 2019

The victim was one of three people shot in an attack by armed assailants. Two died, including the victim. The other victim (also a woman) was reported to be in a serious condition.




Name Unknown

Age 43

Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

4 Nov 2019

The victim was found dead within a homeless shelter on the morning of Monday 4th November. The cause of her death was not reported.




Jade Camila Díaz

 

Rio Torola, Meanguera (El Salvador)

Tortured. 6 Nov 2019

Jade's body was found in a bag weighed down with stones in the Rio Torola river on Saturday 9th November. She had been missing since 6th November.




Brighiit Mirón

Age 15

La Gomera, Escuintla (Guatemala)

Shot. 9 Nov 2019

Brighiit was shot in the head at around 11pm on 9th November. She and one of her friends had previously been threatened.




Alejandra

Age 38

Jacona, Michoacán (Mexico)

Murdered. 10 Nov 2019

Alejandra was kidnapped on Tuesday 3rd November. A week later her body was found on wasteland partially buried and in a state of decomposition.




Pedrita Alves da Silva

Age 47

Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo (Brazil)

10 Nov 2019

Pedrita's body was found in a hotel. There was bleeding from her nose and her body showed signs of mistreatment. The case was registered as a suspicious death.




Daphine Kauane

Age 15

Jordão, Recife, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Stoned. 11 Nov 2019

Daphine was reported via Whatsapp to have been stoned. No other information is known.




Michelle

 

Zihuatanejo, Guerrero (Mexico)

Shot. 12 Nov 2019

Michelle was shot inside a bar named "La Shula" by a group of armed assailants. Two other people were injured in the attack.




Gisela Corvalán ("Yiyila")

Age 47

Santiago del Estero (Argentina)

Stabbed. 13 Nov 2019

Gisela sustained multiple stab wounds in an attack at her home on Monday 19th August. She died in hospital on Wednesday 13th November.




Mónica Rivera ("Mónica de la Torre")

 

Martínez de la Torre, Veracruz (Mexico)

Murdered. 15 Nov 2019

Mónica's decomposing body was found in a container filled with concrete on Friday 15th November. She owned a bar named La Doña and had been missing since Wednesday 6th November.




Jerrika Rivas Ruíz

Age 28

Los Mártires, Bogotá, Distrito Capital (Colombia)

Murdered. 16 Nov 2019

Jerrika was reportedly killed during after a fight with another trans woman.




Victoria Pineda

Age 44

San Francisco Menéndez, Ahuachapán (El Salvador)

Beaten. 16 Nov 2019

Victoria's naked body was found lying in the street with her arms open in a "crucifixion" pose . Her face had been disfigured by blows.




Uber Agudelo Meléndez ("La Popis")

Age 41

Restrepo Valle, Valle de Cauca (Colombia)

Stabbed. 17 Nov 2019

Uber was stabbed by an unidentified assailant - reportedly after bricks had been thrown at her. She died after being taken to hospital.




Pedrita dos Santos Silva

Age 20

São Miguel dos Campos, Alagoas (Brazil)

Shot. 18 Nov 2019

Pedrita was shot in the head.




Sarita Sudario da Silva

Age 40

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

Stabbed. 18 Nov 2019

Sarita's naked body was found with 15 stab wounds in her home. Two used condoms were found next to her body.




Carol

 

Extremoz, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

Stabbed. 21 Nov 2019

Carol was reportedly stabbed by her boyfriend.




Coral

 

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

Tortured and shot. 21 Nov 2019

Coral's body was found dumped and wrapped in a blanket the morning after the International Trans Day of Remembrance. She had been tortured and shot twice in the head.




Rafaela de Salles

Age 26

Linhares, Espirito Santo (Brazil)

Run over. 22 Nov 2019

Rafaela was run over by a truck. Reportedly she was holding onto the door of the vehicle and arguing with the driver at the time.




Isabely Prado

Age 23

Tramandaí, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Murdered. 23 Nov 2019

Isabely's body was found by her father on Saturday 23rd November. She had been missing since Thursday 14th November.




Monica Coelho

Age 44

Vilhena, Rondônia (Brazil)

Shot. 26 Nov 2019

Monica was shot by a man in a vehicle who approached them in a vehicle while they were working. They ran screaming for help but collapsed nearby and died in hospital.




Mufa Álava

Age 30

Quito (Ecuador)

Stabbed. 29 Nov 2019

Mufa was stabbed around 20 times in her home in the Quitumbe neighborhood. Her body was found by her housemate.




Rosa Granados

Age 28

Loma Larga, La Unión (El Salvador)

Shot. 30 Nov 2019

Rosa was shot in her home in Loma Larga. She was an activist who sold beauty products and carried out community work with the Estrella del Golfo organisation.




Name Unknown

 

Tehuantepec, Oaxaca (Mexico)

Tortured. 30 Nov 2019

The bodies of two people - one of them trans and one a young cisgender male - were found together. Both were tied up and had been shot several times.




Catalina Rodríguez ("Cata")

Age 22

Bogotá, Distrito Capital (Colombia)

Cosmetic filler poisoning. 2 Dec 2019

Cata died at home following a cosmetic filler injection to enlarge her buttocks. She was a webcam model.




Name Unknown

 

Salina Cruz, Oaxaca (Mexico)

Shot. 2 Dec 2019

The victim's body and that of a cisgender woman were found dumped on highway 185 (Tehuantepec - Salina Cruz). Both were handcuffed and had been shot.




Emilia Lundberg

Age 20

Tollarp, Kristianstad (Sweden)

Murdered. 3 Dec 2019

Emilia's body was found in a lake on Tuesday 3rd December. She had been missing since 22nd November, and is suspected to have been kidnapped.




Marisol Chacon Vilcacuri

Age 37

Verona, Veneto (Italy)

Run over. 6 Dec 2019

Marisol was run over on the A4 motorway between Verona Sud and Verona Est in Italy on the night of Friday 6th December 2019. The driver failed to stop.




Nicole Pinto

Age 33

Toledo, Paraná (Brazil)

Shot. 6 Dec 2019

Nicole was shot 3 times by a man who called at her home. She died in hospital.




Nikki Kuhnhausen

Age 17

Larch Mountain, Oregon (USA)

Murdered. 7 Dec 2019

The skeletal remains of Nikki's body were found near Larch Mountain on 7th December. She had been missing since 6th June.




Mylla Karvalho

 

Porto, Piauí (Brazil)

Suicide. 8 Dec 2019

Mylla died by suicide. She was a singer in a band and and her body was found by friends.




Angel Rose Garcia

Age 21

Hyattsville, Maryland (USA)

10 Dec 2019

Angel was found in an unresponsive state in an apartment on Tuesday 10th December but died before reaching hospital. The Angel Rose Artist Collective is named in her memory.




Marcelle Brandina

Age 23

Vera Cruz, São Paulo (Brazil)

Asphixiated. 10 Dec 2019

Marcelle Brandina's body was found near the Rachid Rayes Highway in Marilia. A 44 year old man has confessed to killing her in a hotel in Vera Cruz.




Veronica Oliveira ("Mãe Loira")

Age 40

Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Stabbed. 12 Dec 2019

Veronica was stabbed in the early hours of Thursday 12th December. She was the founder of a transgender women's housing project in her neighborhood.




Nicolle Muniz Ferreira Souza

Age 24

Marilia, São Paulo (Brazil)

Cosmetic filler poisoning. 13 Dec 2019

Nicolle died in hospital two days after undergoing a cosmetic filler injection. She was a hairdresser, and had undergone the procedure at home.




Name Unknown

 

Salvador, Bahia (Brazil)

Murdered. 13 Dec 2019

The victim was one of two trans women murdered after being used to lure a group of application drivers [i.e. drivers for services such as Uber] to an ambush in Salvador.




Name Unknown

 

Salvador, Bahia (Brazil)

Murdered. 13 Dec 2019

The victim was one of two trans women murdered after being used to lure a group of application drivers [i.e. drivers for services such as Uber] to an ambush in Salvador.




Lorrana Martins dos Santos

 

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Murdered. 14 Dec 2019

Lorrana was found dead alongside a road in the Bangu neighborhood of Rio's West Zone. Reportedly she had been killed after an encounter with a client in a nearby motel.




Alice Carter ("Baby Alice")

Age 35

Washington, D. C. (USA)

18 Dec 2019

Alice was found unresponsive on the street by police officers. She was revived using CPR and rushed to hospital, but died after admission.




Name Unknown

 

Villa de Álvarez, Colima (Mexico)

Tortured. 18 Dec 2019

The victim's body was found on Wednesday 18th December in the La Joya neighborhood. Her hands and feet had been tied and her body showed signs of torture.




Cristi Conde Vásquez

Age 28

El Salvador

Shot. 19 Dec 2019

Cristi was forcibly abducted and shot 5 times.




Yahira Nesby

Age 33

Brooklyn, New York (USA)

Shot. 19 Dec 2019

Yahira was found dead by police who were called to her apartment. She had been shot in the chest and leg. A man was been arrested trying to escape from the scene.




Kendall

Age 19

Bogotá, Distrito Capital (Colombia)

Stabbed. 20 Dec 2019

Kendall was stabbed during an argument with another sex worker which was reportedly motivated by jealousy. An ambulance never arrived and she died on the way to hospital in a taxi.




Name Unknown

Age 49

Montreal, Québec (Canada)

Murdered. 21 Dec 2019

The victim's body was found in his home with signs of violence on his body.




Andrea Nayhelli Alonso Ramirez

Age 46

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

Murdered. 22 Dec 2019

Andrea was found dead in her salon by her sister María. Her body showed signs of violence.




Julie Berman

Age 51

Toronto, Ontario (Canada)

Murdered. 22 Dec 2019

Julie was found by emergency crews in a home in Harbord Village suffering from serious head injuries. She died in hospital.




Luciana Robledo

Age 32

Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Murdered. 24 Dec 2019

Luciana Robledo's body was found in an apartment on Christmas Eve.




Alice Nóbrega

Age 30

Patos, Paraíba (Brazil)

25 Dec 2019

Alice was found dead in her home on Christmas Day. There were no signs of violence on her body, but her family reported that she suffered from epilepsy and experienced seizures.




Mia Penny

Age 26

Washington, D.C. (USA)

Shot. 29 Dec 2019

Mia was killed by armed members of a private security company while responding to a call about an intruder in a vacant DC apartment building reportedly used for sex work.




Ely Pimentel

Age 24

Itaituba, Pará (Brazil)

Shot. 31 Dec 2019

Ely was shot dead inside her home early on Tuesday 31st December. Her sister-in-law fled the scene and is suspected to have been responsible.




Guui Pereira

 

São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

Suicide. 31 Dec 2019

Guui died by suicide on or shortly before 31st December.




Lukás Georgi

Age 22

João Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil)

Suicide. 31 Dec 2019

Lukás died by suicide on or around 31st December. He was suffering from depression.




Dustin Parker

Age 25

McAlester, Oklahoma (USA)

Shot. 1 Jan 2020

Dustin was shot while driving for the taxi firm he co-founded, which was offering people free rides home on the night of New Year's Eve. He died at the scene.




Jennifer Ávila Sumpala ("Burbuja")

Age 35

Mazatenango, Suchitepéquez (Guatemala)

Tortured and stoned. 1 Jan 2020

Jennifer was found in the street after being tortured, sexually abused and then stoned. She died in hospital.




Selena Peixoto

Age 37

Dilermando de Aguiar, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Shot. 1 Jan 2020

Selena was shot by the occupants of a car who called for her by name after they pulled up outside her home. She died in hospital.




Sapna

 

Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh (India)

Stabbed. 2 Jan 2020

Sapna's body was found in her home in Chakkar ki Milak on Saturday 4th January. Police suspect that she had been killed two days earlier.




Emerald Kelliher

Age 31 (born 25 Sep 1988)

Montgomery, Alabama (USA)

Suicide. 3 Jan 2020

Emerald took her own life at the graveside of her dog, Zorro. She volunteered with Montgomery Pride and worshipped with the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Montgomery.




Name Unknown

 

Zacatelco, Tlaxcala (Mexico)

Shot. 3 Jan 2020

The victim's body was found on a construction site on 3rd Tuesday January. She had been reported missing since 30th December 2019.




Alex McCray

Age 22

St. Louis, Missouri (USA)

Suicide. 4 Jan 2020

Alex died by suicide. In October 2015 he had won a court case over access to gender-appropriate bathroom and locker rooms at his high school.




Murilo Gonçalves

 

Pau dos Ferros, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

Suicide. 4 Jan 2020

Murilo died by suicide on the night of 4th January. Reportedly he was suffering from prejudice from his family.




Palak Tiwari

Age 26

Indore, Madhya Pradesh (India)

Suicide. 4 Jan 2020

Palak died by suicide. Reportedly she had suffered complications after her reassignment surgery 4 months earlier and was suffering from depression.




Andreza Henrique

Age 28

Curitiba, Paraná (Brazil)

5 Jan 2020

Andreza's body was found in the Barigui River on the morning of Sunday 5th January. She had been missing since New Year's Eve.




Nare Mphela

Age 28

Parkmore, Sekgakgapeng, Limpopo (South Africa)

Stabbed. 5 Jan 2020

Nare's decomposing body was found in a rented room on Sunday 5th January. Her boyfriend has been taken in for questioning.




Paola Prado

 

Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 6 Jan 2020

Paola was shot in the head while working on the street.




Vitoria Santos Silva

Age 19

Jaboatão dos Guararapes, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Shot. 6 Jan 2020

Vitoria's body was found alongside the BR-101 highway in Jaboatão dos Guararapes, just outside of Ibura. She had been shot in the neck.




Brenda Landázury

Age 24

Los Mártires, Bogotá (Colombia)

Stabbed. 7 Jan 2020

Brenda was stabbed in the street on Tuesday 31st December 2019. She was taken to hospital but fell into a deep coma and died 7 days later.




Lucas

Age 21

Alcalá de Guadaira, Seville (Spain)

Suicide. 8 Jan 2020

Lucas died by suicide. His body was found next to a bridge.




Mari de Bastos Lima

Age 37

Santo Antônio de Leverger, Mato Grosso (Brazil)

Murdered. 8 Jan 2020

Mari disappeared after leaving work on the night of Wednesday 8th January. Subsequently, three men were arrested and one of them confessed to killing her.




Hanss Acevedo

Age 46

Zona 6, Guatemala City (Guatemala)

Shot. 9 Jan 2020

Hanss was killed after receiving an extortion threat from a local gang.




Giselle Katrine ("Sara")

 

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Shot. 9 Jan 2020

Sara is reported to have been shot in the Barra de Guaratiba neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro. A post to the a memorial group revealed her full name and profile.




Name Unknown

 

Recife, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Shot. 9 Jan 2020

The victim was shot several times by an assailant riding a bicycle.




Jussara Pires da Silva ("Jussara Rios")

Age 55

Curitiba, Paraná (Brazil)

Shot. 11 Jan 2020

Jussara was shot dead in a boarding house on Avenida Visconde de Guarapuava. Her assailant fled the scene.




Name Unknown

 

Jaú, São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 11 Jan 2020

The victim's body was found mutilated, with signs of violence and gunshot wounds.




Paulinha Espíndola Lopes

Age 24

Deodápolis, Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil)

Stabbed. 12 Jan 2020

Paulinha was stabbed in the back while eating at a cafeteria. She died at the scene and her aggressor fled before the police arrived.




Tamara Khatamzhonov

Age 23

Kirovsky District, Leningrad Oblast (Russia)

Dismembered. 13 Jan 2020

Tamara's dismembered body was found in the Reka Mga [Mga River] on Tuesday 16th June. She had been missing since February.




Eduarda Pinheiro

Age 41

Altopascio, Lucca (Italy)

Suicide. 14 Jan 2020

Eduarda died in hospital a day after setting herself on fire in her apartment. She had been struggling to pay the rent and was being threatened with eviction.




Kimberley McRae ("Sabrina")

Age 69

Sydney, New South Wales (Australia)

Strangled. 14 Jan 2020

Kimberley was found dead inside her beachside apartment in the eastern suburbs of Sydney. She had been bound, gagged and had her head covered with a towel.




Name Unknown

 

Maracaibo, Zulia (Venezuela)

Decapitated. 14 Jan 2020

The victim's body found in a vacant lot with her hands tied behind her back. Her head was missing.




Bruna Rosa ("Bruna Barbie")

 

Iporá, Goias (Brazil)

Suicide. 15 Jan 2020

Bruna died by suicide on or soon before 15th January. Reportedly she was suffering from depression.




Angiie Aguilera

Age 25

Tarímbaro, Michoacán (Mexico)

Shot. 15 Jan 2020

Angie's body was found in the gutter. She had been shot 14 times.




Briyit Michelle Alas Miranda

Age 21

San Salvador (El Salvador)

Shot. 16 Jan 2020

Briyit's body was found in the area of the Urbina bridge in the Santa Margarita II neighborhood in the north of the city. She had been shot several times




Name Unknown

 

Frosinone, Lazio (Italy)

16 Jan 2020

The victim was found dead in her apartment near Frosinone railway station. The cause of her death is not yet known.




Ajita Bhujel

Age 29

Hetauda, Makawanpur (Nepal)

Strangled. 17 Jan 2020

Ajita's naked body was found inside a truck. An autopsy revealed that she had been raped, beaten and then strangled with an electricity cable.




Ana Clara Lima ("Júlia Labelle")

Age 38

Brasília, Distrito Federal (Brazil)

Stabbed. 17 Jan 2020

Ana was stabbed in the abdomen. She died in her own car while driving to the hospital.




Fabíola

 

Salvador, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 17 Jan 2020

Fabíola was shot in the face.




Hilary Medina ("Cristin")

Age 22

Neiva, Huila (Colombia)

Shot. 18 Jan 2020

Hilary was one of two people shot by two men on a motorcycle on the evening of Saturday 18th January. Her colleague survived but Hilary died in hospital.




Letícia Pereira de Oliveira

Age 17

Boa Vista, Roraima (Brazil)

Strangled and stabbed. 19 Jan 2020

Letícia's body was found dumped inside a burlap sack on Sunday 19th January. Her hands were tied and she had been strangled and stabbed.




Morgana Cláudia Ribeiro Paraná

Age 37

Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Beaten. 19 Jan 2020

Morgana's decomposing body was found in the home where she lived on Tuesday 21st January. A crowbar was found next to her.




Maya Haddad

Age 27

Tel Aviv (Israel)

Suicide. 20 Jan 2020

Maya reportedly died by suicide. She had been disowned by her family, who refused to attend her funeral.




Shakira Pérez Méndez

Age 27

Chilpancingo, Guerrero (Mexico)

Shot. 21 Jan 2020

Shakira was shot dead inside the bar she managed.




Name Unknown

Age 20-25

Robledo, Medellin, Antioquia (Colombia)

Stabbed. 22 Jan 2020

The victim's body was found on a public road near a bridge. She had been stabbed several times.




F. Ulguim Soares

Age 37

Campo Bom, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Strangled. 24 Jan 2020

F.'s body was found in a cemetary early on Friday 24th January. She had been strangled.




Bruna Laís ("Bruna Tatuada")

Age 23

Natal, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

Shot. 26 Jan 2020

Bruna was shot in the abdomen.




Name Unknown

 

García, Nuevo León (Mexico)

Murdered. 28 Jan 2020

The body of the victim was found dumped on the Saltillo-Monteray highway.




Wedylla Brenner Darack

Age 25

Rolim de Moura, Roraima (Brazil)

Stabbed. 30 Jan 2020

Wedylla was stabbed in the chest in the street. She died at the scene.




Wilianny Rosenvert

Age 26 (born 30 Jan 1994)

San Francisco de Macrorís, Duarte (Dominican Republic)

Medical complications. 30 Jan 2020

Wilianny died of respiratory failure after a cosmetic surgery procedure. Her birth family erased her identity by cutting off her breasts and hair and burying her "as a man".




Adriana Santana

 

Restinga, São Paulo (Brazil)

Suicide. 1 Feb 2020

Adriana reportedly died by suicide. No details are known.




Roberta Carabajal

Age 45-50

La Plata, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Stabbed. 1 Feb 2020

Roberta was stabbed on the street by two brothers who got out of a car. She died in hospital.




Nicol

 

San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas (Mexico)

Beaten. 2 Feb 2020

Nicol was hit over the head during an attack in the centre of San Cristóbal de las Casas on Sunday 25th January. She fell into a coma and died in hospital a week later.




Isabelle Colstt

Age 27

Florianópolis, Santa Catarina (Brazil)

Stabbed. 4 Feb 2020

Isabelle was one of two trans women stabbed by two men who approached them on the street. Isabelle died at the scene; her colleague Bruna Andrade died two weeks later.




Maisa Andrade

Age 34

João Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil)

Cosmetic filler poisoning. 5 Feb 2020

Maisa died in hospital after a cosmetic surgery procedure in a clandestine clinic.




Name Unknown

 

Nuevo León (Mexico)

Stabbed. 5 Feb 2020

The body of the victim was found with a blow to the head. It is believed they had been thrown from a moving vehicle.




Samantha do Valle

Age 20

Florianópolis, Santa Catarina (Brazil)

Strangled. 6 Feb 2020

Samantha's body was found inside the trunk of a client's car parked at a motel on Campeche beach. She had been strangled inside a motel nearby.




Guadalupe

Age 35

La Paz, Estado de México (Mexico)

Strangled. 7 Feb 2020

Guadalupe's body was found inside her home in the Valle de los Reyes neighborhood of Le Paz. She had been strangled.




Dorete Lopes Leal

Age 32

Agricolândia, Piauí (Brazil)

Beaten and stabbed. 8 Feb 2020

Dorete was beaten with a piece of wood and then stabbed. Her naked body was found in a community garden in Bairro Vila.




Joyce Berlim

Age 28

Limoeiro, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Shot. 8 Feb 2020

Joyce was reportedly shot after refusing to have sex with her attacker.




Angie Mimbela del Águila

Age 26

Villa El Salvador, Lima (Peru)

Stabbed. 9 Feb 2020

Angie was stabbed several times with a piece of glass during an attempted robbery. They died in the street after walking several blocks calling for help.




Karev

Age 20

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Suicide. 9 Feb 2020

Karev died by suicide. He would have turned 21 on 29th February.




Sabrina Sampaio

Age 22

Conselheiro Lafaiete, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Stabbed. 10 Feb 2020

Sabrina was stabbed in the neck, shoulder and head by a client on Sunday 9th February. She died in hospital the following day.




Thabata Oliveira Blus

Age 31

Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Stabbed. 10 Feb 2020

Thabata was stabbed in the early hours of Tuesday 21st January in the Savassi neighborhood. She was treated in hospital and discharged, but died from complications two weeks later.




Valera

Age 46

Chelyabinsk (Russia)

Raped and beaten. 11 Feb 2020

Valera was raped and killed by his neighbours. His mutilated body was found in the hostel where he lived with his common-law wife and 11-year-old adopted daughter.




Neném Santos da Silva

Age 38

Campinas, São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 11 Feb 2020

Neném was shot 12 times at her home at around midday on Tuesday 11th February. Her killer reportedly fled in a vehicle but was subsequently killed in a shootout with police.




Katarina Ariel Silva

Age 22

Parque do Carmo, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 12 Feb 2020

Katarina's body was found on the street in the early hours of Wednesday 12th February. She had been stabbed by a client who was subsequently arrested.




Mamta

 

Sardarnagar, Ahmedabad (India)

Stabbed. 13 Feb 2020

Mamta died after being stabbed by her partner during an argument. Ajay Nadia, 30, was subsequently arrested.




Name Unknown

 

Natal, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

Electrocuted. 13 Feb 2020

The electrocuted body of the victim was found inside a beach hut. The police confirmed that such booby traps are commonly used in the area to try to prevent theft and break-ins.




Isabelle Oliveira

Age 36

Augustinópolis, Tocantins (Brazil)

14 Feb 2020

Isabele was a nursing technician. She was found dead in a break room in the hospital where she worked.




Monike Chagas

Age 25

Missão Velha, Ceará (Brazil)

Tortured. 14 Feb 2020

Monike's body was found in water chained to a depth measuring stick on the morning of 14th February. She had been tortured.




Rebecca Ann ("Becca")

Age 44

Longniddry, East Lothian, Scotland (United Kingdom)

Suicide. 14 Feb 2020

Becca died by suicide on Friday 14th February. She was struggling badly with dysphoria, social isolation, anxiety, PTSD and chronic pain.




Bruna Karla Souza

Age 26

Quilombo, Santa Catarina (Brazil)

Beaten and strangled. 15 Feb 2020

Bruna's body was found with head injuries alongside the SC-157 highway in the centre of Quilombo. A man seen leaving a bar with her has been arrested.




Name Unknown

 

Rome, Lazio (Italy)

Murdered. 15 Feb 2020

The decomposed body of a trans woman was found under a mattress on the banks of the Tiber in Rome on Saturday 15th February.




Ritchely Silva

Age 25

Ceará-Mirim, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

Murdered. 17 Feb 2020

Ritchely was reportedy murdered inside her home. No other information is known.




Samantha

Age 26

Uruapan, Michoacán (Mexico)

Shot. 18 Feb 2020

Samantha's body was found in an alley in the Guadalupe Victoria neighborhood. She had been shot.




Cachita Soto Rufino

Age 21

Villa Vásquez, Monte Cristi (Dominican Republic)

Suicide. 20 Feb 2020

Cachita died by suicide.




Gabrielly Vanderguel

Age 28

Itaperuna, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Shot. 20 Feb 2020

Gabrielly was shot dead in the street by two assailants riding a motorcycle. She died at the scene.




Gaby

Age 21

Anápolis, Góias (Brazil)

20 Feb 2020

Gaby's body was found in an advanced state of decomposition. The cause of her death is unknown.




Camila María Concepción

Age 28

Los Angeles, California (USA)

Suicide. 21 Feb 2020

Camila died by suicide. She was a writer for the Netflix shows "Daybreak" and "Gentefied".




Jessyca Sarmiento

Age 38

Bois de Boulogne, Paris (France)

Run over. 21 Feb 2020

Jessyca was deliberately run over in a hit and run attack.




Bruna Andrade

Age 30

Florianópolis, Santa Catarina (Brazil)

Stabbed. 22 Feb 2020

Bruna died in hospital just over two weeks after being stabbed along with Isabelle Colstt in an attack on Tuesday 4th February. Isabelle died at the scene.




Maria Eduarda Aires Dias

Age 32

Encruzilhada do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Murdered. 23 Feb 2020

Maria's decomposing body was found dumped in a thicket along with that of her partner Paulo Ricardo Cardoso Carvalho, 45. Both had been gagged and had their hands and feet tied.




Name Unknown

Age 31

Araguari, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Shot. 23 Feb 2020

The victim was one of two trans women shot in the street by a client. She died at the scene but her 21 year old colleague survived. A suspect has been arrested.




Dávila Duarte

 

Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 23 Feb 2020

Dávila was shot in the city centre during the early hours of Fortaleza Carnival. The identity of the killer is unknown.




Alexa Negrón Luciano (Neulisa Luciano Ruiz)

Age 28

Toa Baja (Puerto Rico)

Shot. 24 Feb 2020

Alexa was shot dead several hours after a post denouncing her for using a women's restroom in a McDonalds restaurant had circulated on social media.




Karla H.

Age 32

Zamora, Michoacán (Mexico)

Shot. 25 Feb 2020

Karla was shot dead in the street by unidentified assailants riding a motorcycle.




Ali Mamani Huamani

Age 44

Arequipa (Peru)

Murdered. 26 Feb 2020

Ali's body was found in her room on Wednesday 26th February. Her face was bloodied and she had probably been dead for at least two days.




Meenu

 

Gurugram, Haryana (India)

Shot. 26 Feb 2020

Meenu was shot in the face, ear shoulder and back when three unidentified men on bikes shot at a group of trans people.




Alexia Freires ("Pandora")

Age 29

Betim, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Stabbed. 28 Feb 2020

Alexia died on the way to hospital after being stabbed by her neighbour Jeniffer. They had earlier argued after Jeniffer took exception to Alexia feeding Jenniffer's dog.




Luisa Sandoval Lemus ("Wicha")

Age 24

Puerto Barrios, Izabal (Guatemala)

Tortured and mutilated. 2 Mar 2020

Luisa's body was found on Monday 2nd March with signs of torture and genital mutilation. She had disappeared on Thursday 27th February.




Karly Sasha Chinina Palomino

Age 33

Ciudadela, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Shot. 5 Mar 2020

Karly was shot in the street in the early hours of Thursday, 5th March. According to the advocacy organisation La Rosa Naranja she was killed by an extortion gang.




Patsy Andrea Delgado

 

Chihuahua (Mexico)

Beaten. 5 Mar 2020

Patsy's body was found in her home with a sack of cement on her head and a bloodied hammer next to her body.




Yampi Méndez Arocho

Age 19

Moca (Puerto Rico)

Shot. 5 Mar 2020

Yampi's body was found in a local park with gunshot wounds to the face and upper back. He had reportedly had an altercation with a woman earlier in the day.




S. Coronel Guerrero

Age 32

Emiliano Zapata, Morelos (Mexico)

Shot. 6 Mar 2020

S. was a stylist. She was shot dead at home by two hitmen while she was mourning her brother, who had been killed 12 days earlier.




Tita Andrade Umaña

Age 33

La Leona, Intipucá, La Unión (El Salvador)

Burned. 7 Mar 2020

Tita's burnt body was found in a field. A suspect has been arrested.




Eda Hancı

 

Mersin, Ili (Turkey)

9 Mar 2020

Eda was found dead in her home in Mersin, Ili (Turkey) on the evening of 9 Mar 2020. An autopsy is awaited but her friends suspect that she was murdered.




Talita

Age 28

Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Stabbed. 10 Mar 2020

Talita was stabbed in the neck during an argument with two others on the night of 10th March. She died at the scene and her two assailants fled.




Isadora

Age 51

Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Shot. 12 Mar 2020

Isadora was shot twice in the head at a bus stop. A 16 year old suspect has been arrested; reportedly he had a grudge against her.




John Scott Devore/Scottlyn Kelly Devore

Age 51

Augusta, Georgia (USA)

Murdered. 12 Mar 2020

John/Scottlyn was reportedly genderfluid. They went missing on 12th March, and on 20th March a suspect was charged with murder.




Ludmila Nascimento dos Santos

 

Alagoinhas, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 12 Mar 2020

Ludmila's body was found in the street on the morning of Thursday 12th March. She had been shot.




Name Unknown

 

Ciudad de México (Mexico)

Stoned. 12 Mar 2020

The body of the victim was found in the street with their hands and feet tied.




Rebeka Araújo

Age 31

Embu-Guaçu, São Paulo (Brazil)

Beaten. 15 Mar 2020

Rebeka's body was found in a vacant lot on the morning of Sunday 15th March. According to her father she was murdered after being followed by two men on her way to a supermarket.




Stephanie Cardona Matías

Age 32

Mixco, Guatemala (Guatemala)

Stabbed. 15 Mar 2020

Stephanie's body was found in her home with multiple stab wounds to the neck on Tuesday 17th March. Her murder is thought to have taken place two days earlier.




Valeria Belem

 

Americana, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 15 Mar 2020

No information is known. The murder was reported by a friend of the victim.




Name Unknown

Age 30

Chihuahua (Mexico)

Beaten. 16 Mar 2020

The decomposing body of an unidentified trans woman was found inside an industrial building on the afternoon of Monday 16th March. She had been beaten around the head.




Vijji

Age 28

Bangalore, Karnataka (India)

Stabbed. 17 Mar 2020

Viji was stabbed to death by one of her housemates. Her body was dumped in the street and she died on the way to hospital in an autorickshaw.




Monica Diamond

Age 34

Charlotte, North Carolina (USA)

Shot. 18 Mar 2020

Monica was shot multiple times while medics were trying to treat her inside an ambulance. A suspect has been arrested on murder charges.




Rafhynha Pimenta

Age 25

Poço da Pedra, Arapiraca, Alagoas (Brazil)

Tortured and burned. 19 Mar 2020

Rafhyna's body was found in an abandoned house on the afternoon of Thursday 19th March. She had been missing since Saturday 14th March.




Britany

Age 25

Hermosillo, Sonora (Mexico)

Stabbed. 20 Mar 2020

Britany was stabbed in the left eye during a fight with a man. He was arrested.




Paloma Pereira do Nascimento

Age 22

Caruaru, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Shot. 20 Mar 2020

Paloma was shot on the night of Friday 20th March and died at the scene. According to reports, she had survived an attempted murder two months earlier.




La Marquesa

Age 40

Minatitlán, Veracruz (Mexico)

Shot. 21 Mar 2020

La Marquesa was one of two people shot dead in an attack on her salon.




Kelly

Age 35

Caruaru, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Shot. 22 Mar 2020

Kelly was shot by suspects who broke into a house.




Daniela Sauceda

 

Chihuahua (Mexico)

Murdered. 23 Mar 2020

Daniela was found murdered inside an abandoned warehouse.




Karla Camarena del Castillo ("Valentina Ferrety")

 

San Felipe, Guanajuato (Mexico)

Shot. 23 Mar 2020

Karla's body was found in the street on the afternoon of Sunday 23rd March. She had been shot.




Oliver Sasser

Age 21 (born 30 Mar 1998)

Louisville, Georgia (USA)

23 Mar 2020

Oliver died at home from unknown causes.




Naomi Nicole García ("La Soñaré")

Age 25

Ciudad de México (Mexico)

Shot. 24 Mar 2020

Naomi was shot by two off-duty soldiers. Both were apprehended after attempting to flee the scene in a car.




Viviane Maximian

 

Mirassol, São Paulo (Brazil)

Suicide. 24 Mar 2020

Viviane died by suicide.




Name Unknown

Age 30

Cariacica, Espírito Santo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 26 Mar 2020

The victim was stabbed by a client after performing sexual services. She was found by residents and taken to hospital.




E. Grosu

Age 23

Nazilli, Aydin (Turkey)

Suicide. 28 Mar 2020

E.'s body was found in her bathroom on Tuesday 7th April. She was hanging from a rope with a cut to her neck and had died around 10 days earlier.




Lexi "Ebony" Sutton

Age 33

Harlem, New York (USA)

Stabbed. 28 Mar 2020

Lexi's throat was cut early on Saturday 28th March. Her assailant escaped on a motor scooter.




Name Unknown

Age 20

El Zapote, Guerrero (Mexico)

Stoned. 29 Mar 2020

The victim's body was found with severe injuries to the back of the neck. She had been attacked with two sharp stones, leading the police to surmise that there were two attackers.




Luana Paty

Age 39

Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 29 Mar 2020

Luana died in hospital two days after being shot in the street.




Lorena Borjas

Age 59

Queens, New York (USA)

COVID-19. 30 Mar 2020

Lorena died from the COVID-19 coronavirus. She was the mother of the trans Latinx community in Queens, and advocated for trans victims of trafficking, slavery and violence.




Raysla Ferreira

 

Vitoria, Espirito Santo (Brazil)

Suicide. 30 Mar 2020

Rayslla died by suicide.




Fabíola Pereira Andrade

Age 48

Jequié, Bahia (Brazil)

Beaten. 31 Mar 2020

Fabíola was beaten to death in prison after attempting to defend another inmate who was being tortured.




Jennifer Dias de Alcântara

Age 34

Dourados, Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil)

Stabbed. 31 Mar 2020

Jennifer was stabbed 7 times in the neck in the early hours of Tuesday 31st March. A suspect has been arrested.




Name Unknown

Age 35

Chihuahua (Mexico)

Shot. 31 Mar 2020

The victim's body was located in an abandoned warehouse.




Ashley Moore

Age 26

Newark, New Jersey (USA)

1 Apr 2020

Ashley was found dead with unexplained and serious injuries outside Newark YMCA on Wednesday 1st April but her body was cremated without an autopsy.




Henrietta Robinson

Age 79

Miami, Florida (USA)

COVID-19. 3 Apr 2020

Henrietta died after contracting the COVID-19 coronavirus in hospital. The ‘Grand Lady of Miami Beach’ was one of the first transgender people to live openly in Florida.




Musa

Age 15

Faisalabad, Punjab (Pakistan)

Gang raped. 4 Apr 2020

Musa died as the result of a gang rape. She was of Christian faith, and had been lured from her home by a local gang.




Rayka França

Age 26

Querência, Mato Grosso (Brazil)

Stoned. 4 Apr 2020

Rayka was found badly injured and with bloodied stones lying nearby. She died shortly after arriving in hospital.




Mira

Age 42

Cilincing, Jakarta Utara (Indonesia)

Burnt alive. 5 Apr 2020

Mira was burnt alive by a mob after a truck driver accused her of stealing his phone and wallet. She died in hospital.




Name Unknown

 

Natal, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

5 Apr 2020

The body of the victim was found on Praia da Redinha (Redhina beach) on the morning of Sunday 5th April. The cause of her death is unknown.




J. F. do Nascimento Martins

Age 27

Bayeux, Paraíba (Brazil)

Shot. 6 Apr 2020

J. F. do Nascimento Martins was shot by an unidentified assailant in a bar.




Marcela Bittonti

 

São Paulo (Brazil)

COVID-19. 7 Apr 2020

Marcela died after contracting the COVID-19 coronavirus in hospital. The exact date of her death is unknown, but it was on or shortly before 7th April.




Letícia Pérez

 

Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)

Suicide. 8 Apr 2020

Letícia died by suicide.




Sasha Santos Filho

Age 25

Aracaju, Sergipe (Brazil)

Shot. 8 Apr 2020

Sasha was shot in the street just after 1pm on Wednesday 8th April. She died in hospital.




Name Unknown

 

Ilhéus, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 8 Apr 2020

The victim was shot. No other information is known.




Name Unknown

Age 22

Medellín, Antioquia (Colombia)

Cosmetic filler poisoning. 8 Apr 2020

An unidentified trans woman was admitted to hospital on 3rd April after injecting silicone into her buttocks and elsewhere. She died 5 days later.




Name Unknown

 

Pirapora, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Strangled. 9 Apr 2020

The victim was strangled in her home. Her murderer had previously attempted to kill her two months earlier.




Ana Karen Velasco Castelán

Age 25

Veracruz (Mexico)

Beaten and shot. 11 Apr 2020

Ana's body was found lying face down in the street after local residents reported hearing a gunshot.




Johanna Metzger

 

Baltimore, Maryland (USA)

Stabbed. 11 Apr 2020

Johanna was stabbed. The circumstances of her murder are not known.




Julia

Age 60

Puebla (Mexico)

11 Apr 2020

Julia's decomposing body was found in her home. The cause of her death is not known.




Luana Alves

 

Piabetá, Magé, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Shot. 11 Apr 2020

Luana was shot multiple times at around 9:30pm on Saturday 11th April (Easter Saturday). She died at the scene.




Leca do Beral

Age 33

Patos, Paraíba (Brazil)

Shot. 12 Apr 2020

Leca was shot dead in the centre of Patos in the early hours of Easter Sunday.




Penelope Díaz Ramírez

Age 31

Bayamón (Puerto Rico)

Strangled and hanged. 13 Apr 2020

Penelope was found hanging in a cell within the Bayamón correctional complex. Another inmate confessed to killing her.




Mafer ("Marbella") Santos

Age 28

Amatitlán (Guatemala)

Shot. 16 Apr 2020

Marbella suffered several gunshot wounds in an attack on Wednesday 4th March. She died in hospital just over a month later.




Paloma Salas Jiménez

Age 33

Barranquilla, Atlántico (Colombia)

Stabbed. 16 Apr 2020

Paloma's body was found dumped with trash in a gully. She had at least 20 stab wounds and her throat had been cut.




Name Unknown

 

Uruapan, Michoacán (Mexico)

Shot. 17 Apr 2020

The victim was shot at least three times in the street. She died at the scene.




Letícia

Age 18

Maria Bonita, Cumaru do Norte, Pará (Brazil)

Shot. 18 Apr 2020

Letícia was shot in the mouth after a disagreement with another woman in a bar. She died at the scene.




Paris Ninel

Age 28

Tuxtepec, Oaxaca (Mexico)

Shot. 19 Apr 2020

Paris and her partner Daniel were shot while eating a meal together in a local taqueria. Daniel survived, but Paris died in hospital.




Emily Nicole Brown

Age 25 (born 26 May 1994)

Covington, Georgia (USA)

Suicide. 20 Apr 2020

Emily died by suicide. She was struggling with depression and loneliness, and had been rejected by half of the members of her family.




Layla Pelaez Sánchez

Age 21

Humacao (Puerto Rico)

Murdered. 22 Apr 2020

The charred bodies of Serena Angelique Velázquez and Layla Peláez were found inside a burned out car on the PR-927 highway in Humacao in the early hours of Wednesday 22nd April.




Maria Eduarda Carla Fernandes Anselmo

Age 33

Manhuaçu, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Shot. 22 Apr 2020

Maria was shot twice by an off-duty policeman. The circumstances of the shooting are unconfirmed, but he alleges that she and another person attempted to rob him.




Serena Angelique Velázquez

Age 32

Humacao (Puerto Rico)

Murdered. 22 Apr 2020

The charred bodies of Serena Angelique Velázquez and Layla Peláez were found inside a burned out car on the PR-927 highway in Humacao in the early hours of Wednesday 22nd April.




Name Unknown

 

São Paulo (Brazil)

Beaten. 22 Apr 2020

The victim was bludgeoned to death.




Leto

 

Ilhéus, Bahia (Brazil)

Stabbed. 23 Apr 2020

Leto was stabbed to death inside an apartment.




Natasha Ferreira Lobato

Age 30

Francisco Morato, São Paulo (Brazil)

Beaten and stabbed. 27 Apr 2020

Natasha was found dead by friends inside her home on Monday 27th April. Her death is being investigated as a case of murder and theft.




Tamara Denise Morales

Age 36

Ingeniero Pablo Nogués, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Stabbed. 27 Apr 2020

Tamara's body was found partially clothed and lying in a ditch of water, a day after she had been discharged from hospital - despite having a fever.




Marianne Andreolli

 

Osasco, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 29 Apr 2020

Marianne was stabbed with a pair of scissors by a client.




Teresa del Castillo Diamante

Age 20

Cosoleacaque, Veracruz (Mexico)

Beaten and stabbed. 29 Apr 2020

Teresa's body was found on the Coatzacoalcos - Minatitlán highway on the night of Wednesday 29th April. She had been beaten and stabbed.




Jade de Jesus Santos ("Rubi Ferriera")

Age 35

Camaçari, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 2 May 2020

Jade was shot in the street by two armed assailants on a motorcycle on the night of Saturday 5th May.




Fernanda de Souza Paiva

 

Sobradinho, Bahia (Brazil)

Stabbed. 3 May 2020

Fernanda was stabbed by her ex-partner after he refused to accept that their relationship had ended.




Luz Clarita Zúniga

Age 23

La Ceiba, Atlántida (Honduras)

Stoned. 3 May 2020

Luz was killed by unidentified assailants who threw cement blocks at her head.




Nina Pop

Age 28

Sikeston, Missouri (USA)

Stabbed. 3 May 2020

Nina was found stabbed to death in her apartment.




Helle Jae O’Regan

Age 20

San Antonio, Texas (USA)

Stabbed. 6 May 2020

Helle was stabbed in the barbershop where she worked by a man who had earlier came into the premises claiming that he wanted to book an appointment.




Fábia Oliveira da Silva

Age 22

São Domingos, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 7 May 2020

Fábia was shot by a group of armed men who broke into her home in the early hours of Thursday 7th May. She died at the scene.




Gabrielly Hills

 

Patrocínio do Muriaé (Brazil)

Stabbed. 9 May 2020

Gabrielly's body was found on a side road near the BR-356 highway. She had been stabbed.




Heerawas

 

Rohtas Fort, Jhelum, Punjab (Pakistan)

Beaten. 9 May 2020

Heerawas's body was found dumped in a well near the 16th century fortress of Rohtas Fort. She had travelled there from Rathiaan seeking charity.




Jayne Thompson

Age 33

Orchard Mesa, Colorado (USA)

Shot. 9 May 2020

Jayne was shot and killed by a police officer during what appears to have been a mental health crisis. No charges were filed against the officer concerned.




Robertina dos Santos

Age 42

Itabuna, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 10 May 2020

Robertina's body was found under an overpass. She had been shot at least 5 times.




Name Unknown

Age 40

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh  (India)

COVID-19. 10 May 2020

The unidentified victim died from COVID-19 after being hospitalised for two days. The exact date of her death is unconfirmed, but the original report is dated 10th May, 2020.




Name Unknown

Age 56

Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Murdered. 10 May 2020

The victim was found dead inside her home, gagged and bleeding from the nose. Her home had been robbed.




Name Unknown

 

San Mateo Capultitlan, Puebla (Mexico)

Beaten and run over. 10 May 2020

The body of an unidentified trans woman was found on a highway on the morning of Sunday 10th May. She appeared to have been beaten and her body dumped from a vehicle.




Name Unknown

 

Malvani, Mumbai, Maharashtra (India)

Suicide. 11 May 2020

The unidentified victim died by suicide. Reportedly she had lost her livelihood due to the COVID-19 lockdown and had exhausted her supplies of food and HIV medicine.




Harini

 

Warangal, Telangana (India)

Stabbed. 12 May 2020

Harini was killed by her partner after an argument.




Brenda Barreto Rodrigues Koge Etuwie

Age 22

Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil)

Suicide. 15 May 2020

Brenda died by suicide.




Paula

 

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Shot. 15 May 2020

The victim was found shot dead. She had previously been beaten in the street.




Bárbara Cleiton Silva do Nascimento

Age 33

Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)

Stabbed. 16 May 2020

Bárbara was stabbed to death in her home. Neighbours reported hearing her argue with a man beforehand.




Demétrio Campos

 

São Paulo (Brazil)

Suicide. 17 May 2020

Demétrio died by suicide. He was a well known activist involved in trans and antiracist causes and was fighting depression.




Aghatha Lima (Maria Aghata Jeremias de Souza Lima)

 

Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo (Brazil)

Cosmetic filler complications. 17 May 2020

Aghatha died in hospital after complications arising from cosmetic filler injections. She was the founder of the ASGATTAS-RP health and advocacy organisation.




Pilar Albarracín

Age 30

Chivilcoy, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Suicide. 20 May 2020

Pilar died by suicide. The Argentine lockdown meant that she was unable to work during the COVID-19 pandemic and she was receiving no help from the authorities.




Name Unknown

 

Itabuna, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot and run over. 20 May 2020

The victim's body was found near the BR-101 highway. Evidence suggests that she was murdered by a client.




Name Unknown

Age 30

Taubaté, São Paulo (Brazil)

Beaten and run over. 21 May 2020

The victim died after being beaten and run over by a client. Her assailant was arrested after fleeing the scene.




Karlota

 

Bello Horizonte, Managua (Nicaragua)

Run over. 24 May 2020

Karlota was killed by a hit and run driver.




Tony McDade

Age 38

Tallahassee, Florida (USA)

Shot. 27 May 2020

Tony was shot by a police officer. The Florida Police Department claimed that he pulled a gun on police and had a "bloodied knife", but eyewitness accounts contradict this.




Yenifer León

Age 33

Moscow (Russia)

COVID-19. 27 May 2020

Yenifer died in hospital from viral pneumonia. She was visiting from Cuba, became trapped in Moscow during the pandemic lockdown and then ran out of money for her HIV medication.




Cristiane Sousa

 

São Paulo (Brazil)

COVID-19. 28 May 2020

Cristiane died from COVID-19.




Vicky dos Santos

Age 22

Itu, São Paulo (Brazil)

Strangled and burnt. 28 May 2020

Vicky's burnt body was found on Thursday 28th May. She had been strangled. On 18th June a suspect was arrested in connection with her murder.




Alejandra Ortega (Alejandra Monocuco)

Age 39

Santa Fe, Bogotá, Distrito Capital (Colombia)

COVID-19 and clinical neglect. 29 May 2020

Alejandra died from COVID-19 after paramedics refused to take her to hospital, claiming that she had no symptoms - despite the fact that she was gasping for breath. She died 40...




Fernanda Antelo

 

Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia)

Clinical neglect. 31 May 2020

Fernanda was a homeless, HIV+ sex worker who died after 3 days attempting to get medical attention from various health centres who all refused to treat her.




Selena Reyes-Hernandez

Age 37

Marquette Park, Chicago, Illinois (USA)

Shot. 31 May 2020

Selena was shot by a man who went home with her after she told him that she was transgender. Even though she was dead already, he later returned to shoot her again.




Michael

 

Cancun, Quintana Roo (Mexico)

Stabbed. 31 May 2020

Michael was stabbed by her partner and taken to a hospital by a friend. Despite being treated for two stab wounds she died in hospital.




Grampoula

Age 48

Porto Velho, Rondônia (Brazil)

Beaten. 6 Jun 2020

Grampoula was beaten to death in the street. She died at the scene.




Jade

 

Porto Real do Colégio, Alagoas (Brazil)

Shot. 6 Jun 2020

Jade was shot multiple times while she slept in her home.




Keila Nunes

 

Barra de Santa Rosa, Paraíba (Brazil)

Shot. 6 Jun 2020

Keila was shot in front of her home by two men on a motorcycle.




Luanny Sousa/Luanna Kelly

Age 22

Camocim, Ceará (Brazil)

Stabbed. 6 Jun 2020

Luanny was stabbed with a broken beer bottle by a group of men after an argument. Three men were arrested.




Name Unknown

Age 16-20

Chicago, Illinois (USA)

6 Jun 2020

The decomposed body of a young black trans person was found in an abandoned building on Saturday 6th June. Their gender presentation suggests that they identified as a trans woman.




Dominique "Rem'mie" Fells

Age 27 (born 30 Jul 1992)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA)

Stabbed and dismembered. 9 Jun 2020

Dominique's body was found on the banks of the Schuylkill River. She had suffered stab wounds and trauma to the head and face, and her body was found with both legs severed.




Riah Milton

Age 25

Liberty Township, Cincinnati, Ohio (USA)

Shot. 9 Jun 2020

Riah was shot multiple times during a premeditated robbery. Nearly all police and news reports about her murder misgendered and deadnamed her.




Kethley Santos

 

Salvador, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 11 Jun 2020

Kethley was shot in the back while in the street in the early hours of the morning. She tried to call for help but died from her injuries outside a local pharmacy.




Paulina Reis Sousa

Age 19

Anápolis, Goáis (Brazil)

Shot. 12 Jun 2020

Paulina was dragged from her car and shot during an attempted robbery.




Ariadna Ojeda

 

Santa Marta, Magdalena (Colombia)

Stabbed. 13 Jun 2020

Ariadna was found lying on the floor of her room. She had been stabbed in the chest.




Brian Powers ("Eagle")

 

Akron, Ohio (USA)

Shot. 13 Jun 2020

Brian was found dead on the sidewalk of a church near the University of Akron. He had been shot.




Essi Granlund

Age 26

Hakunila, Vantaa, Uusimaa (Finland)

Stabbed. 13 Jun 2020

Essi was stabbed with a kitchen knife. The police failed to report her killing for over a month, and when they finally did described the attack as "an argument between two men".




Brandy Carolina Brown

Age 30

Barranquilla, Atlántico (Colombia)

Stabbed. 14 Jun 2020

Brandy was stabbed in the neck after an argument over a cellphone charger. She died at the scene.




Marcinha Shokenna Bastos da Silva

Age 28

Maricá, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Beaten. 14 Jun 2020

Marcinha's body was found in a backyard on the afternoon of Sunday 14th June.




Aysu Mammadli

Age 28

Baku (Azerbaijan)

Stabbed. 18 Jun 2020

Aysu was stabbed 11 times by a client. Police blamed her for her own murder and her family refused to collect her body from the morgue because she was trans.




Dr María Elizabeth Montaño

Age 47

Tres Marías, Morelos (Mexico)

Possible suicide. 18 Jun 2020

María disappeared on 8th June after leaving work at the National Medical Center in Mexico City. Her body was found on the side of the Mexico-Cuernavaca highway 10 days later.




Burcu

Age 22

Konya (Turkey)

Suicide. 19 Jun 2020

Burcu was studying English at Istanbul University. After being forced to move back in with her transphobic birth family by the COVID-19 pandemic she took her own life.




M. R. Sanabria

Age 26

Villanueva, Cortés (Honduras)

Beaten and suffocated. 21 Jun 2020

M.'s body was found in a field with a bag over her head. She had been beaten with a bat and then suffocated.




Babalu Domingos da Silva

Age 40

Pacajus, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 22 Jun 2020

Babalu was shot in front of a hospital. She had been visiting in order to have bandages removed following an attack 15 days earlier.




Amanda Marfree

Age 35

São Paulo (Brazil)

COVID-19. 23 Jun 2020

Amanda died from COVID-19. She was a tireless advocate for LGBT people and a pre-candidate for councilor in São Paulo with the collective DiverCidade SP.




F. J. Brito

Age 45

Teresina, Piauí (Brazil)

Possible suicide. 23 Jun 2020

F. was found sitting at home with medication lying alongside her body. The cause of her death was reported as a suspected suicide.




Renatynha Valadares

Age 23

Aparecida de Goiânia, Goiás (Brazil)

Stabbed. 24 Jun 2020

Renatynha was pulled from a car by her hair and stabbed several times. She died in an alley close to her home.




Anel Valenzuela

Age 45

Fortín, Veracruz (Mexico)

Shot. 25 Jun 2020

Anel was killed by assailants on a motorcycle who sprayed her salon with gunfire.




Brayla Stone

Age 17

Sherwood, Arkansas (USA)

Shot. 25 Jun 2020

Brayla's body was found in a parked car on a remote trail. Her killer boasted about her murder on social media saying that he was paid $5,000 dollars for the crime.




Fernanda Machado da Silva

Age 27

Rio Branco, Acre (Brazil)

Beaten. 25 Jun 2020

Fernanda was beaten in the street by two assailants who accused her of stealing a phone. She died in an ambulance.




"Lady Gaga"

Age 30

Recife, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Stabbed. 25 Jun 2020

Gaga was stabbed at least six times after getting on to a Marcos Freire - Bacurau bus while crying for help.




Marceli Silva

Age 41

Cruzeiro, São Paulo (Brazil)

Strangled. 25 Jun 2020

Marceli's body was found in her home. She had been strangled.




Antonela Chelton

 

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Suicide. 26 Jun 2020

Antonela died by suicide. According to Observatório Trans, the cause was the exclusion she faced in society.




Eilyn Catalina

Age 21

Medellín, Antioquia (Colombia)

Stabbed. 28 Jun 2020

Eilyn was stabbed. The trans groups Red Popular Tran and Trans Community Network of Bogotá condemned her murder.




Dr. Igor Lima Potêncio

Age 24 (born 30 Jun 1995)

Palma, Tocantins (Brazil)

Suicide. 28 Jun 2020

Igor was a newly qualified lawyer. He died by suicide two days before his birthday and the day before he was due to take office at the OAB / TO Sexual Diversity Commission.




Thina Rodrigues

Age 57

Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)

COVID-19. 29 Jun 2020

Thina was the president of the Association of Transvestites of Ceará (Atrac). She died in an intensive care unit 6 weeks after being hospitalised with COVID-19 symptoms.




Beti Santos

Age 36

São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 30 Jun 2020

Beti's body was found with in the street with four gunshot wounds. A gun found on a man after the attempted murder of another trans woman 3 days later matched the murder weapon.




Draya McCarty

Age 28

Baton Rouge, Louisiana (USA)

30 Jun 2020

Draya was found dead amidst an epidemic of violence against black trans women in the USA. Five other black trans women were killed between 25th June and 3rd July.




Fernanda Coelhinha

 

Pacajá, Pará (Brazil)

Shot. 30 Jun 2020

Fernanda was shot twice in the chest while she was sitting outside a bar with a companion. She died at the scene.




Gabriela Reyes

 

Villahermosa, Tabasco (Mexico)

Shot. 30 Jun 2020

Gabriela was shot on the street at around 5am. She used social networks to raise awareness of human rights issues - including violence against LGBT+ people.




Merci Mack

Age 22 (born 9 Apr 1998)

Oak Cliff, Dallas, Texas (USA)

Shot. 30 Jun 2020

Merci was found unconscious and with gunshot wounds in the parking lot of an apartment complex after neighbours had reported hearing gunfire. She died at the scene.




Tatiana Hall

Age 22

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA)

Murdered. 30 Jun 2020

Tatiana is reported to have been murdered in Philadelphia on or around 30th June. Very little is known about what happened to her - possibly due to deadnaming by police and media.




Veronica Ferreira de Lima ("Veronica Xexel")

Age 50

Londrina, Paraná (Brazil)

Murdered. 30 Jun 2020

Veronica's half-naked body was found with bodily and head injuries in a residence on the morning of Tuesday 30th June. She had been missing since the 28th.




Shaki Peters

Age 32

Amite City, Louisiana (USA)

Shot. 1 Jul 2020

Shaki's body was found off a rural road to the west of Amite City. In death, the police and media misgendered and deadnamed her.




Vida Borges de Melo

 

Realengo, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Shot. 2 Jul 2020

Vida was shot in the back by a client after an argument and died two weeks later in hospital. Her killer was subsequently arrested at his home.




Bree Black

Age 27

Pompano Beach, Florida (USA)

Shot. 3 Jul 2020

Bree was found with gunshot wounds after police responded to a reported shooting. She died at the scene.




Yandra Karony Santos

 

Santo Amaro da Purificação, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 3 Jul 2020

Yandra and her brother were both shot dead in their home while they slept.




Mateo López

Age 25

Circasia, Quindío (Colombia)

Shot. 4 Jul 2020

Mateo was shot several times by an armed assailant who approached him while he was leading a community event in a sports complex.




Summer Taylor

Age 24

Seattle, Washington (USA)

Run over. 4 Jul 2020

Summer was nonbinary. They died after being hit by a car which was driven at speed into Black Lives Matter protesters.




Beenish

 

Islamabad (Pakistan)

Shot. 5 Jul 2020

Beenish was shot dead by unidentified assailants.




Hillary Mendoza Pérez

Age 18

Ibagué, Tolima (Colombia)

Cosmetic filler poisoning. 5 Jul 2020

Hillary died in hospital several days after an unofficial medical procedure. Subsequently, a judicial investigation was opened for the crime of wrongful death.




Name Unknown

 

Salford, Greater Manchester (United Kingdom)

Suicide. 5 Jul 2020

A young homeless trans man took his own life on Sunday 5th July. Transphobes hounded a man who was helping him to go to University into deleting a Twitter post mourning his death.




Angela Martinez Gómez

Age 42

Santa Monica, California (USA)

COVID-19. 6 Jul 2020

Angela died from COVID-19 after being forced to continue working at a Burger King while ill. After her death other staff walked out, citing inadequate safety protocols.




Name Unknown

 

Medellín, Antioquia (Colombia)

Shot. 6 Jul 2020

The victim was shot in the street at around 6pm on Monday 6th July after being chased by assailants in two cars. Her identity is unknown.




Kaushik Sunil Narayan Kar

Age 17

Mumbai, Maharashtra (India)

Stabbed. 8 Jul 2020

Kaushik was stabbed during an altercation with "friends" who had filmed her without her consen while she was wearing a sari and dancing.




Carol da Silva

Age 36

Sobral, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 11 Jul 2020

Carol was shot by two unidentified assailants early on Saturday 11th July.




Leidy Padilla Daza

Age 41

Valledupar, Cesar (Colombia)

Stabbed. 11 Jul 2020

Leidy was stabbed outside her salon on the afternoon of Saturday 11th July. She died in hospital.




Scarlet Cáceres

 

Tegucigalpa, Distrito Central (Honduras)

Shot. 11 Jul 2020

Scarlet was shot by a group of men who got out of a car while she was talking to friends. She died in hospital.




Cristal Romero Matos

Age 52

El Porvenir, Trujillo, La Libertad (Peru)

Strangled. 12 Jul 2020

Cristal was a hairdresser and trans community leader. Her naked body was found on her bed with signs of violence on the morning of Saturday 11th July.




Soraya de Oliveira Santiago

 

Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 12 Jul 2020

Soroya owned a beauty salon. She was one of two people found shot dead near the Maraponga Lagoon on the morning of Sunday 12th July.




Marilyn Monroe Cazares

Age 22

Brawley, California (USA)

Stabbed and burned. 13 Jul 2020

Marilyn was found dead in an abandoned building after first responders answered a fire call in the early hours of Monday 13th July.




Silvina Roldán ("Sil")

Age 35

Santiago del Estero (Argentina)

Suicide. 13 Jul 2020

Silvina died by suicide in her home. A relative discovered her body at the back of the house.




Tifany Alves Medeiros

Age 51

Recife, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Strangled. 13 Jul 2020

Tifany's body was found in a building with a cord wrapped around her neck.




Vitoria Maia

Age 29

Brasília, Distrito Federal (Brazil)

COVID-19. 14 Jul 2020

Vitoria was sent home after being diagnosed with COVID-19. Later the same day she suffered difficulties breathing and was admitted to hospital and intubated.




Leona

 

Viana, Espírito Santo (Brazil)

Died in custody. 17 Jul 2020

Leona died in custody.




Bombom

 

Natal, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)

Shot. 18 Jul 2020

According to Observatório Trans, Bombom was shot.




Manuela de Cássia

Age 48

Milan, Lombardy (Italy)

Stabbed. 20 Jul 2020

Manuela's body was found in her home with nearly 80 stab wounds. Subsequently, a 42 year old businessman was arrested for her murder.




Steffany Dior

Age 36

Rome, Lazio (Italy)

21 Jul 2020

Steffany's body was found when a car inadvertently ran over her. Her death is considered suspicious and the results of an autopsy are awaited.




Gabriela

Age 29

Soledad, Atlántico (Colombia)

Possible suicide. 22 Jul 2020

Gabriela's body was found in her home early on Wednesday 22nd July. Investigators ruled her death suicide, but reportedly she had been threatened by a man who came to her home.




Rhyanna Mabelly Spanick

Age 20

Iguatu, Ceará (Brazil)

Beaten. 22 Jul 2020

Rhyanna died from complications arising from an injury sustained in February 2020, when she had reportedly been beaten by her cousin.




Pablo Iván F

Age 21

Zamora, Michoacán (Mexico)

Shot. 23 Jul 2020

Pablo was shot along with a cisgender woman named Lunarda by armed assailants who broke into their home. Lunarda survived, but Pablo died from their injuries.




Rayven Marthiela

 

São Borjas, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Suicide. 23 Jul 2020

Rayven died by suicide. The NGO Girassol, Amigos na Diversidade had been supporting her and published a Facebook post mourning her death.




Monic Martínez

Age 44

Comayagüela, Distrito Central (Honduras)

Stabbed. 25 Jul 2020

Monic was a lawyer. Her body was found in the bathroom of her home with several stab wounds.




Doroty Balbino de Lima

Age 40

Caaporã, Paraíba (Brazil)

Shot. 26 Jul 2020

Doroty was shot multiple times in the head as she left the bathroom in a bar by three masked men in what appears to have been a targetted assassination.




Exón Vélez

Age 27

Buena Fe, Los Ríos (Ecuador)

Stabbed. 26 Jul 2020

Exon and and their partner were murdered with machete blows. Exon was non-binary.




Tiffany Harris ("Dior H Ova")

Age 32

The Bronx, New York (USA)

Stabbed. 26 Jul 2020

Tiffany was stabbed in the hallway of an apartment building in the early hours of Sunday 26th July. A man she had a relationship with is being sought for questioning.




Denisse Torres

Age 39

Minatitlán, Veracruz (Mexico)

Stabbed. 27 Jul 2020

Denisse's body was found in the living room of her home with multiple stab wounds and her tongue cut out. She had been dead for several days.




Queasha Hardy

Age 24

Baton Rouge, Louisiana (USA)

Shot. 27 Jul 2020

Queasha was found shot to death on a street on the afternoon of Monday 27th July. Local media deadnamed her.




Aja Raquell Rhone-Spears ("Rocky Rhone")

Age 32

Portland, Oregon (USA)

Stabbed. 28 Jul 2020

Aja was one of two people stabbed after a fight broke out at a vigil for Tyrell Penney, who was killed in a recent shooting.




Cristhal López

Age 30

La Ceiba, Atlántida (Honduras)

Shot. 29 Jul 2020

Cristhal and her partner Erlin were shot dead in her home by a group of people dressed in military uniforms.




Raiane Rodrigues dos Reis

Age 46

Sinop, Matto Grosso (Brazil)

31 Jul 2020

Raiane's body was found in scrubland on the night of Friday 31st July. She had been missing for a week.




Josselin

Age 29

Ciudad de Guatemala (Guatemala)

Beaten. 1 Aug 2020

Josselin was murdered in her home. She was an asylum seeker who had fled El Salvador in 2017 after suffering transphobic violence and persecution by maras (gangs).




Luisa Ávila Henao

Age 23 (born 15 Aug 1996)

Buga, Valle de Cauca (Colombia)

Murdered. 3 Aug 2020

Luisa's decomposing body was found inside an irrigation pipe on the morning of Monday 3rd August. She had been missing since 26th July.




F. E. Batista

Age 26

Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)

Stabbed. 3 Aug 2020

The body of the victim was found in the street with stab wounds early on Monday 3rd August.




Brenda Venegas Ayquipa ("Brenda Levi")

Age 52

San Juan de Lurigancho, Lima (Peru)

Strangled. 4 Aug 2020

Brenda's body was found on a mattress with a scarf and dryer cords wrapped around her neck. Her body showed bruising indicating that she may have been tortured.




Samara

 

Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Shot. 4 Aug 2020

Samara (some reports name her Samira) was one of two homeless people whose bodies were found with gunshot wounds under an overpass. Her pet dog refused to let anyone near her body.




Name Unknown

 

Santo Antonio de Jesus, Bahia (Brazil)

4 Aug 2020

The body of an unidentified trans woman was found in a residence on the night of Tuesday 4th August.




Name Unknown

 

São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo (Brazil)

Shot. 4 Aug 2020

The victim was shot twice in what appears to have been a revenge murder attempt. When her attacker was arrested he confessed to the murder of another trans woman.




Fernanda Soares

 

Boa Esperança, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Suicide. 5 Aug 2020

Fernanda reportedly died by suicide. She had recently lost her grandmother.




Paloma

 

Feira de Santana, Bahia (Brazil)

Strangled. 5 Aug 2020

Paloma's body was found in vegetation. She had been strangled.




Janelle Ariana Briscoe

Age 23 (born 4 May 1997)

Smiths, Alabama (USA)

Suicide. 7 Aug 2020

Janelle died by suicide.




Ludmila Silva

Age 15

Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 8 Aug 2020

Ludmila was lured onto a vacant plot of land and executed by two men.




Alice Garrefa

 

Americana, São Paulo (Brazil)

Murdered. 9 Aug 2020

Alice's body was found in the Piracicaba River on Sunday 9th August. She had last been seen alive 6 days earlier and her abusive ex-partner is a suspect in her murder.




Brigit

Age 38

Tlayecac, Morelos (Mexico)

Stabbed. 9 Aug 2020

Brigit died after being stabbed in the abdomen. A suspect has been arrested.




Letícia Costa

Age 29

Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 10 Aug 2020

Letícia was shot dead in the street on the night of Monday 10th August.




Rocío Ailén Samaniego

Age 22

Garupá, Misiones (Argentina)

Clinical neglect. 11 Aug 2020

Rocío died in hospital 9 days after an asthma attack after suffering what can only be described as horrific clinical neglect, no doubt amplified by transphobia.




Vanessa Solórzano/Rotolo

Age 20

San Miguel de Tucumán (Argentina)

Stabbed. 11 Aug 2020

Vanessa was stabbed in the back by a taxi driver after he refused to pay her. The driver was arrested.




Barbara Ellen

Age 53

Contagem, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Stabbed. 13 Aug 2020

Barbara Ellen's body was found on her bed by a neighbour who went to check on her. Her neck had been cut.




Kee Sam

Age 24

Lafayette, Louisiana (USA)

Shot. 13 Aug 2020

Kee was found in a hotel suffering from a gunshot wound on Wednesday 12th August. She died in hospital the following day.




Isabella Bellusci ("Bella")

 

Manchester (United Kingdom)

16 Aug 2020

Bella passed away in the early hours of Sunday 16th August. An inquest is pending.




Francesca Galatro

Age 66

Vallo della Lucania, Salerno (Italy)

Stabbed. 17 Aug 2020

Francesca was stabbed in a homeless shelter by a man with whom she had a relationship. He has reportedly confessed to killing her.




Emilly Taylor

Age 26

Fronteira, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Stabbed. 18 Aug 2020

Emilly's body was found with stab wounds in the living room of her home. Two men were arrested; one of them was apparently her boyfriend, who had reportedly threatened her.




Piya

 

Kamoke, Punjab (Pakistan)

Shot. 18 Aug 2020

Piya was shot outside her home by unidentified assailants.




Daniele Rodrigues

Age 21 (born 19 Aug 1999)

Crateús, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 19 Aug 2020

Daniele's body was found in vegetation on the afternoon of Wednesday 19th August - her birthday. She had been shot.




Julie Torres

 

Guadalajara, Jalisco (Mexico)

Tortured. 19 Aug 2020

Julie's body was found with signs of torture wrapped in a sheet inside her home. Less than a day later, Sam Rosales was killed in Puebla.




Patricia Dumon

 

Santa Marta, Magdalena (Colombia)

Shot. 19 Aug 2020

Patricia's body was found in the street the morning after she had left on a motorcycle with a client. She had been shot in the face.




Claudinha Leite

Age 26

Canindé de São Francisco, Sergipe (Brazil)

Punched and fell. 20 Aug 2020

Claudinha was killed by her ex-boyfriend after she ended their relationship.




Samantha Rosales Barrios ("Sam")

Age 23

Atlixco, Puebla (Mexico)

Run over. 20 Aug 2020

Sam and a man she was riding with were both knocked off a motorcycle by a car. The driver of the car then returned to drive over her body.




Anushka

Age 35

Palayamkottai, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu (India)

Strangled. 21 Aug 2020

The bodies of two trans women - Anushka and Bhavani - and their partner Murugan were found with dumped on Friday 21st August. They had been dead for several weeks.




Bhavani

Age 34

Palayamkottai, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu (India)

Strangled. 21 Aug 2020

The bodies of two trans women - Anushka and Bhavani - and their partner Murugan were found with dumped on Friday 21st August. They had been dead for several weeks.




Bernadete

 

Igarapé Grande, Maranhão (Brazil)

Stabbed. 21 Aug 2020

Bernadete was stabbed by her own brother after an argument.




Lorena María del Luján Riquel

Age 39

Rosario, Santa Fe (Argentina)

Beaten. 22 Aug 2020

Lorena was beaten over the head with cement blocks. Police are investigating whether the perpetrator of the crime sexually abused her before killing her.




Luara Redfield ("Red")

Age 23

Mairinque, São Paulo (Brazil)

Strangled. 22 Aug 2020

Luara's body was found after she had been missing for 12 days. Her boyfriend was arrested and subsequently confessed to killing her.




Isabella Soares (Isabella Pedrozo)

Age 22

Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Shot. 23 Aug 2020

Isabella was shot dead in a motel room in what appears to have been a targetted execution aimed not at her, but at the man she was with. She died at the scene.




Gurya

 

Islamabad (Pakistan)

24 Aug 2020

Gurya's body was found in her apartment on Monday 24th August. She had been dead for 12-14 days.




Name Unknown

Age 30

Acapulco, Guerrero (Mexico)

Shot. 24 Aug 2020

The body of the victim was thrown from a vehicle wrapped in a blanket and tied with ropes. She had been shot in the head.




Angoori

 

Karachi, Sindh (Pakistan)

Murdered. 25 Aug 2020

Angoori was murdered in the Gulshan-e-Iqbal district of Karachi. No other information is known.




Brandy Ronzon Huerta Cortez

 

Puente Nacional, Veracruz (Mexico)

Stabbed. 26 Aug 2020

Brandy and her mother Luisa were killed in their home on the afternoon of Wednesday 26th August.




Britani Jaqueline

 

Casimiro Castillo, Jalisco (Mexico)

Beaten. 26 Aug 2020

Britani was beaten by five police officers after they arrested her for an alleged robbery. She died from her injuries after being unable to access medical assistance.




Shelley Lynn Rose

Age 16 (born 28 Oct 2003)

USA

Suicide. 26 Aug 2020

Shelley died by suicide. In death her parents tried to erase her identity, but her partner is trying to keep her memory alive.




Name Unknown

Age 30

Acapulco, Guerrero (Mexico)

Suffocated. 26 Aug 2020

The body of the victim was found wrapped in a sheet lying next to a garbage container. Her body showed signs of torture and she had been suffocated with a plastic bag.




Name Unknown

 

São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo (Brazil)

Murdered. 26 Aug 2020

The burnt body of the victim was found in a motel room. Her killer was arrested.




Jeanine Huerta López

 

Tijuana, Baja California (Mexico)

Beaten and stabbed. 27 Aug 2020

Jeanine was found beaten and stabbed in her home late on Thursday 27th August. She had last been seen alive on 24th August.




Nida Choudhry

 

Muzaffargarh, Punjab (Pakistan)

Shot. 27 Aug 2020

No information is known about the circumstances of Nida's murder.




Branca Aldama Perez

Age 37

Itaitinga, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 29 Aug 2020

Branca was shot dead near the BR-116 highway early on Saturday 29th August.




Melody Barrera

Age 27

Guaymallén, Mendoza (Argentina)

Shot. 29 Aug 2020

Melody was shot six times by the occupant of a passing vehicle and died at the scene. Three weeks later a police officer was arrested for her murder.




Lea Rayshon Daye

 

Cleveland, Ohio (USA)

Died in custody. 30 Aug 2020

Lea died in Cuyahoga County Jail after being wrongfully jailed by a transphobic judge. When picking up her belongings her mother found a letter denouncing the conditions there.




Rukia Isis Bemer

Age 22 (born 26 Jun 1998)

Lakewood, Ohio (USA)

Suicide. 30 Aug 2020

Rukia's body was found on railroad tracks in the inner Cleveland suburb of Lakewood. She had been hit by a train.




Elie Che

Age 23

The Bronx, New York (USA)

Drowned. 31 Aug 2020

Elie was found in an unresponsive state on Orchard Beach in the Bronx on the morning of Monday 31st August. Police and local media repeatedly deadnamed her.




Emily Core

Age 43

Brisbane, Queensland (Australia)

Suicide. 31 Aug 2020

Emily died by suicide. She had been struggling with complications arising from a failed facial feminisation surgery the previous year.




Mélani Aguiar

Age 20

Santa Cruz do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Cosmetic filler complications. 31 Aug 2020

Mélani died from organ failure several days after being injected with a cosmetic filler. Police are treating her death as homicide.




Chiara Duarte

Age 27

São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed and thrown from a building. 2 Sep 2020

Chiara was stabbed and thrown from a 7th floor balcony by a client. He was arrested at the scene.




Mireya Rodríguez Lemus

 

Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua (Mexico)

Murdered. 2 Sep 2020

Mireya's body was found in a state of decomposition in her home on Wednesday 2nd September.




Katherine Rosmery Duvall

 

San Salvador, Ilopango (El Salvador)

Shot. 3 Sep 2020

Katherine was shot. She had previously reported been harassed by the police, who extorted money from her and threatened her.




Gabriela Cruz Pimentel

Age 46

San Miguel, Lima (Peru)

Asphixiated. 4 Sep 2020

Gabriela was found inside her apartment with her hands tied behind her back. There were no signs of forced entry.




Ekta Joshi

Age 41

New Delhi (India)

Shot. 5 Sep 2020

Ekta Joshi was shot three times outside her house by two unidentified men. She had just stepped out of her car when the attack took place.




Leslie Alejandra Ferreti ("Leslie Rocha")

 

Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua (Mexico)

Stabbed. 5 Sep 2020

Leslie was stabbed to death in her home.




Giovana Perez

 

Mururú, Maranhão (Brazil)

Stabbed. 6 Sep 2020

Giovana's body was found with stab wounds alongside the MA-008 road on the afternoon of Sunday 6th September.




Isabella Mia Lofton

Age 21

Brooklyn, New York (USA)

Cause unknown. 7 Sep 2020

Isabella's body was found partly unclothed and wrapped in a plastic tarp on the sidewalk. Authorities claimed she was intoxicated and had fallen from a building.




B. E. Álvarez Hernández

Age 25

Copacabana, Antioquia (Colombia)

Shot. 8 Sep 2020

The body of the victim was found with multiple gunshot wounds lying in undergrowth a few meters from the Medellín-Bogotá highway.




Gul Pandra

 

Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan)

Shot. 8 Sep 2020

Gul and another trans woman named Chahat were both shot by masked assailants after performing at a wedding function. Although Chahat survived Gul died in hospital.




Kathlyn Aviles

Age 30

Bacolod, Negros Occidental (Philippines)

Stabbed. 8 Sep 2020

Kathlyn's body was found inside a sack which had been dumped at a vacant lot. She had been stabbed in the abdomen and head.




Melanie

Age 32

Huajuapan de León, Oaxaca (Mexico)

Possible suicide. 8 Sep 2020

Melanie's body was found by her partner. Her death was thought to have been by suicide, but a homicide investigation has also been opened pending an autopsy.




Saeeda

 

Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan)

Shot. 10 Sep 2020

Saeeda was shot by her 13 year-old brother after she returned from dancing at a wedding.




Cibele Rodrigues de Sousa ("Nem")

 

Sobral, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 12 Sep 2020

Cibele was shot by two men on a motorcycle late on the morning of Saturday 12th September. She died in hospital.




Jardiele Santos

Age 24

Maceió, Alagoas (Brazil)

Stabbed. 13 Sep 2020

Jardiele's body was found in a shallow grave on Sunday 13th September. She had been missing for 9 days.




Susana Criado Anton

Age 60

Oviedo, Principado de Asturias (Spain)

Beaten. 13 Sep 2020

Susana died after being beaten by her violent partner. He has been arrested.




Name Unknown

 

Resende, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Run over. 13 Sep 2020

The victim was run over in a hit and run collision. The impact of the crash was so strong that her body was thrown to the roadside.




Name Unknown

 

Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua (Mexico)

Shot. 14 Sep 2020

The body of the victim was found in a vacant lot after neighbours heard gunshots and called 911. Her identity is unknown.




Gia Valentina Romualdo Rodríguez

Age 46

Miami, Florida (USA)

Cosmetic filler complications. 15 Sep 2020

Gia died from an embolism shortly after a surgical procedure to inject fat into her buttocks in a procedure known as a "Brazilian butt lift" in a private clinic.




Name Unknown

 

Marechal Deodoro, Alagoas (Brazil)

Stabbed and shot. 17 Sep 2020

The body of an unidentified trans woman was found with gunshot and stab wounds on the morning of Thursday 17th September. between the cities of Marechal Deodoro and Coqueiro Seco.




Aerrion Burnett

Age 37 (born 21 Sep 1982)

Independence, Missouri (USA)

Shot. 19 Sep 2020

Aerrion's body was found in a grassy area with gunshot wounds two days before her 38th birthday.




Armando Ventura

Age 24

Santo Domingo, Distrito National (Dominican Republic)

Run over. 20 Sep 2020

Armando was run over deliberately by an attacker who had expressed his intention to murder a trans woman. Several days earlier she had been attacked in the street with a machete.




Barbie Macon

Age 34

Salvaterra, Pará (Brazil)

Strangled. 20 Sep 2020

Barbie's body was found near her home on Sunday 20th September. She had been strangled and robbed. She was a candidate for councillor in the municipality.




Gökçe Umay

 

Istanbul (Turkey)

Suicide. 20 Sep 2020

Gökçe's conservative family had disowned her and taken money from her bank account, and she was being bullied and threatened in the house to which she had moved in Istanbul.




Brenda Sanchez

Age 35

La Plata, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Clinical neglect. 23 Sep 2020

Brenda was found spitting blood but alive on the foor of her home by her friend and flatmate. When an ambulance eventually arrived, they did not want to treat her.




Doona Jué

Age 19

Montpellier, Hérault (France)

Suicide. 23 Sep 2020

Doona died by sucide. She was a student studying psychology, and had reportedly suffered transphobia on a daily basis.




Juliana Giraldo Díaz

Age 38

Miranda, Cauca (Colombia)

Shot. 24 Sep 2020

Juliana died after the car she and her husband were in was shot at by a soldier on a roadblock. They had turned around because her husband was not carrying the car's documents.




Sandra Beatriz Rangel

Age 38

Londrina, Paraná (Brazil)

Shot. 25 Sep 2020

Sandra was shot in the face by a client in a motel. Her assailant then ran her over before abandoning his vehicle at the scene when the motel porter refused to open the gate.




Francesca Cornejo

Age 63

Córdoba (Argentina)

Murdered. 26 Sep 2020

Francesca was found dead in her own home with hands and legs bound. Evidence suggests that she died during a robbery.




Donna Nierra

Age 23

Caloocan, Metro Manila (Philippines)

Murdered. 28 Sep 2020

Donna's body was found floating in a river on Monday 28th September. She had last been seen alive two days earlier.




Mia Green

Age 29

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA)

Shot. 28 Sep 2020

Mia was found with a gunshot wound after a vehicle was stopped by police for a traffic violation. The driver was arrested.




Rayssa

 

Umbaúba, Sergipe (Brazil)

Run over. 29 Sep 2020

According to astraes_lgbt, Rayssa died after being run over by a car.




Sucia Labasura Constantino Barbosa

Age 28

Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil)

Suicide. 29 Sep 2020

Sucia was an actress and dancer. She was found dead in undergrowth near a hiking trail on the morning of Tuesday 29th September.




Michele Alves da Silva

 

São José da Laje, Alagoas (Brazil)

Stabbed. 30 Sep 2020

Michele was stabbed in the neck and ribs after confronting a group of men who had robbed her at a party. Her body was found by residents the following morning.




Michellyn Ramos Vargas

Age 35

San Germán (Puerto Rico)

Shot. 30 Sep 2020

Michellyn's body was found on a rural road early on Wednesday 30th September.




Ellis Murphy-Richards

Age 15

Sheerness, Kent (United Kingdom)

Possible suicide. 30 Sep 2020

Ellis died on Wednesday 30th September after visiting a mental health counsellor in Sheerness. An inquest into his death is due to take place on 2nd February 2021.