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 (USA)

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 (USA)

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 (USA)

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 (USA)

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 (USA)

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.




Koko Nia Labeija

Age 19 (born 29 May 2001)

Chicago, Illinois (USA)

6 Jun 2020

Koko's body was found in an abandoned building on Saturday 6th June. She remained unidentified until April 2021.




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 subsquently 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

Age 30

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 - according to initial reports at a checkpoint, though later evidence contradicated this.




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 (USA)

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.




Felycya Harris

Age 33

Augusta, Georgia (USA)

Shot. 3 Oct 2020

Felycya's body was found in a park next to an elementary school. She was an interior decorator who ran her own company and also taught dance.




Gretell Ceballos Ramírez

Age 34

Minatitlán, Veracruz (Mexico)

Shot. 3 Oct 2020

Gretell was shot as she arrived at her home at around 7am on Saturday 3rd October.




Nathalia Leticia Barbosa da Fonseca ("Bia")

Age 26

São Pedro do Ivaí, Paraná (Brazil)

Shot. 3 Oct 2020

Natália was shot at least 8 times on the afternoon of Saturday 3rd October.




Erick Deseano

Age 36

Ciudad Isla, Veracruz (Mexico)

Murdered. 4 Oct 2020

Erick's body was found with signs of physical and sexual violence near where he worked. It was the second murder of a trans person in the province that weekend.




Antonella García Ramírez

Age 51

Guayaquil, Guayas (Ecuador)

Stabbed. 4 Oct 2020

Antonella was a hairdresser, and ran her business from home. She was stabbed by her ex-partner after she declined to give him money.




Marcos

Age 17

Iztapalapa, Ciudad de México (Mexico)

Stabbed. 4 Oct 2020

Marcos was stabbed during an argument with his sister's boyfriend. He died at the scene.




Michelle Ramos Alarcón ("Brenda")

Age 26

Cartagena, Bolívar (Colombia)

Stabbed. 4 Oct 2020

Michelle's body was found in the street early on Sunday 4th October. She had been stabbed 3 times.




Paolla Bueno

Age 17

Ibitinga, São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 5 Oct 2020

Paolla was stabbed 8 times while defending her 7 year old brother and her stepmother from her abusive ex-partner who had broken into their home. He has been arrested.




Bruna

Age 27

Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Murdered. 6 Oct 2020

Bruna's half naked body was found with her hands and feet bound near the BR-381 highway early on Tuesday 6th October.




Adrianinha Paris

Age 42

Recife, Pernambuco (Brazil)

Shot. 7 Oct 2020

Adrianinha was shot by two men who arrived at the home where she also worked as a hairdresser. Before killing her they make her take her 4-year old niece home.




Brooklyn DeShauna Smith

Age 20

Shreveport, Louisiana (USA)

Shot. 7 Oct 2020

Brooklyn's body was found in her apartment.




Selin Aynaci

Age 42

Antalya (Turkey)

Murdered. 10 Oct 2020

Selin's body was found in her home and salon by neighbours on the morning of 11th October after they noticed that the door had been open all night. She had been killed the evening...




Susana Silvestre León

Age 36

Tlajomulco de Zúñiga, Jalisco (Mexico)

Murdered. 10 Oct 2020

Very little is known about what happened to Susana, other than that after she died the authorities denied having her body for 4 months.




Sara Blackwood

Age 29

Indianapolis (USA)

Shot. 11 Oct 2020

Sara was shot while walking home from work at around 10pm on Sunday 11th October.




Name Unknown

Age 25

Chicoloapan, Estado de México (Mexico)

Beaten and stoned. 13 Oct 2020

The body of the victim was found under a road bridge. She is presumed to have been a sex worker who was beaten to death by a client.




Victoria Basakovskaya ("Vika")

Age 23

Burmistrovo, Novosibirsk (Russia)

Strangled and mutilated. 13 Oct 2020

Victoria was strangled by her ex-boyfriend - the police officer who reported her "missing" and then "helped" to lead the official search for her. He even cut off one of her...




Aitiana Valeria Ramírez ("Lala")

Age 29

Totolapan, Morelos (Mexico)

Murdered. 15 Oct 2020

Aitiana was one of four people whose bodies were found dead inside a water tank in an abandoned house. She had gone missing on 20th September on her way back from work.




Mickerlange François

 

Pétion-Ville, Port-au-Prince (Haiti)

Shot. 17 Oct 2020

Mickerlange was shot inside a nightclub on the night of Saturday 17th October. He was a police officer, and his assailant allegedly knew that he was a trans man.




Yuri Arthur ("Aquariano")

 

Belo Horizonte, Brazil (Brazil)

Suicide. 17 Oct 2020

Yuri reportedly died by suicide. It appears that rejection by his birth family may have been a factor.




Gabriela Ramírez

Age 19

El Alto, Le Paz (Bolivia)

Stabbed. 18 Oct 2020

Gabriela was killed in a hostel. A client is suspected to have been responsible.




Name Unknown

Age 20-25

Tlajomulco de Zúñiga, Jalisco (Mexico)

Stabbed. 18 Oct 2020

The victim's body was found amongst undergrowth alongside a road. She had a wound to the neck and appeared to have been between 20 and 25 years of age.




Sangeetha

Age 59

Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu (India)

Stabbed. 21 Oct 2020

Sangeetha's body was found wrapped in a blanket and in a plastic water drum in her home in Coimbatore on Wednesday 21st October. She had not been seen for 3 days.




Violeta Ramírez Pérez

Age 25

Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas (Mexico)

21 Oct 2020

Violeta was found dead in an abandoned property near the Tuxtla Gutiérrez-Suchiapa highway. She had been reported missing two days earlier.




Bárbara Valencia ("Barbie")

Age 25

La Paz, Baja California Sur (Mexico)

Stabbed. 23 Oct 2020

Bárbara's body was found in her home with a stab wound to the neck in the early hours of Friday 23rd October.




Natasha Nascimento

Age 29

São Luís, Maranhão (Brazil)

Beaten. 24 Oct 2020

Natasha passed away in a hospital intensive care unit two weeks after being beaten in the street by a group of 5 people while returning from a party.




Angel Haynes ("Angel Unique")

Age 25

Whitehaven, Memphis, Tennessee (USA)

Shot. 25 Oct 2020

Angel was found with gunshot wound(s) at a motel early on Sunday 25th October. She died at the scene.




Joana Domingos ("Joana D'Arc")

Age 19

Rio Largo, Alagoas (Brazil)

Shot. 25 Oct 2020

Joana was shot 7 times in the street. Her murder was reportedly the 15th case of violent death of a member of the LGBTQI + community in the state of Alagoas in 2020.




Juliana Piropo

Age 44

Vitória da Conquista, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 26 Oct 2020

Juliana was shot while working in the centre of Vitória da Conquista early on the evening of Monday 26th October. She died at the scene.




Name Unknown

Age 30

Toronto, Canada (Canada)

Died in custody. 26 Oct 2020

The victim died in hospital after being taken into custody under Ontario's Mental Health Act. Her identity has not been made public.




Arsalan

 

Mianwali, Punjab (Pakistan)

Shot. 28 Oct 2020

Arsalan was shot by unidentified assailants who barged into her home.




Cristina Rodríguez

Age 32

Quito (Ecuador)

Stabbed. 31 Oct 2020

Cristina's body was found with stab wounds by her mother in her apartment on Sunday 1st November. Neighbours had heard screams the previous night.




Vicente González Lora

Age 25

Valdivia, Los Rios (Chile)

Raped and suffocated. 31 Oct 2020

Vicente's half naked body was found in a vacant lot. A suspect was arrested less than 24 hours later.




Samylla Marry Windson

 

Praia de Iracema, Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 2 Nov 2020

Samylla was shot in the street by two men late on 31st October. She died two days later.




Barbie dos Santos

Age 44

Limeira, São Paulo (Brazil)

3 Nov 2020

Barbie was found dead on a sidewalk on the morning of Tuesday 3rd November. The cause of her death is not known.




Sandy da Silva Gomes

Age 29

Tijucussu, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 4 Nov 2020

Sandy was shot while selling raffle tickets.




Skylar Heath

Age 20

Liberty City, Miami, Florida (USA)

Shot. 4 Nov 2020

Skylar was shot on 4th November, but due to misgendering and deadnaming her murder was not reported until over two weeks later.




Alejandra Benitez ("La Power")

Age 34

San Miguel de Tucumán (Argentina)

Shot. 5 Nov 2020

Alejandra was shot outside her home by an assailant on a motorcycle.




Name Unknown

 

Chilpancingo, Guerrero (Mexico)

Strangled. 8 Nov 2020

The body of an unidentified trans woman was found in a hotel in central Chilpancingo at around 4am on Tuesday 8th November. She had been strangled - probably by a client.




Mía Zabala Gutiérrez ("Mía Colluchi")

 

Playa Grande, Amapala, Valle (Honduras)

Beaten. 8 Nov 2020

Mía was a volunteer for Asociación LGTB Horus. Her partially clothed body was found lying in bushes on Sunday 8th November.




Brisa Rafaela Dávila Rojas

Age 48

Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

COVID-19. 9 Nov 2020

Brisa died from COVID-19 in custody. After losing her identification documents the authorities then refused to release her body.




Ester Vogue

Age 33 (born 11 Nov 1986)

São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo (Brazil)

Burned. 10 Nov 2020

Ester was burnt alive while sleeping on the street on Sunday 8th November. She was taken to hospital but died two days later - on the day before her birthday.




Benjamin Bonin

 

Alvinopolis, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Suicide. 11 Nov 2020

Benjamin died by suicide.




Rafaela Bacchi

 

Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo (Brazil)

Suicide. 11 Nov 2020

Rafaela died by suicide.




Name Unknown

 

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

Shot. 11 Nov 2020

The unidentified victim was shot 6 times while working at home. Her assailant was probably a client.




Fendi Mon'ezah Armstrong ("Peaches")

Age 39

Lithonia, Georgia (USA)

Shot. 12 Nov 2020

Fendi was found dead from a gunshot wound in a motel room.




Soledad Rojas Paúcar ("Shisha")

Age 48

El Tambo, Huancayo, Junin (Peru)

Stabbed. 12 Nov 2020

Shisha's body was found with stab wounds to the neck in her mini-market premises in the Mariscal Castilla district. She had also been robbed.




Juana Criollo Cabascango

Age 51

La Roldós, Quito (Ecuador)

Stabbed. 14 Nov 2020

Juana's body was found in her bedroom on Monday 16th November. She had head injuries and had been killed around 48 hours earlier.




Daniela Ramos

 

Guayaquil, Guayas (Ecuador)

Suffocated. 15 Nov 2020

Daniela was found suffocated and robbed in her bedroom.




Paquita Ferreira Brasil

Age 17

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

17 Nov 2020

Paquita's body was found under a bridge. The cause of death was not reported, but she was known to be a drug user who had been threatened by a criminal gang in the area.




Yunieski Carey Herrera ("Yuni")

Age 34

Miami, Florida (USA)

Stabbed. 17 Nov 2020

Yuni was killed by her estranged husband while he was under the influence of methamphetamine. He has been arrested and has confessed to the murder.




Maya Borg

Age 30 (born 24 Sep 1990)

Tournai, Hainaut (Belgium)

Hypothermia. 18 Nov 2020

Maya died from hypothermia on a park bench. As no-one claimed her body, the local community organised her funeral.




Sheila de Oliveira da Silva

Age 27

João Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil)

Suffocated. 18 Nov 2020

Sheila's body was found under a bed in an inn in central João Pessoa on the night of Wednesday 18th November. A man she arrived with is being sought by police.




Asia Jynaé Foster

Age 22

Houston, Texas (USA)

Shot. 20 Nov 2020

Asia was found in the street with multiple gunshot wounds on Friday 20th November - the Trans Day of Remembrance. Police suspect she had been killed elsewhere and her body dumped.




Maria Clara de Oliveira

 

Sorocaba, São Paulo (Brazil)

Suicide. 20 Nov 2020

Maria reportedly died by suicide.




Kimberly Susan Fial

Age 55

San Jose, California (USA)

Stabbed. 22 Nov 2020

Kimberly was one of five people stabbed in an attack at a shelter where she volunteered. Two women - including Kimberly - died from their injuries.




Chae’Meshia Simms ("ChaeChae")

Age 30

Richmond, Virginia (USA)

Shot. 23 Nov 2020

Chae’Meshia was found by police in a crashed vehicle. She had a gunshot wound and died at the scene.




Bianca Pereira

 

Marabá, Pará (Brazil)

Shot. 26 Nov 2020

Bianca was shot three times by two men on a motorcycle. She died at the scene.




Cristina Hernández Castillo ("La Bimbo")

Age 26

Jáltipan, Veracruz (Mexico)

Shot. 27 Nov 2020

Cristina was shot by unidentified assailants while she was transporting construction materials in a wheelbarrow.




Camille Rocha

Age 54

Patos de Minas, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

COVID-19. 29 Nov 2020

Camille died in hospital on Sunday 29th November. Three days earlier she had been beaten in the street, but the cause of her death was later confirmed to have been COVID-19.




Laura

 

Salvador, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 29 Nov 2020

Laura was kidnapped, beaten and executed by a criminal gang. When found her hands were bound and one of her arms broken.




Mikaely Campion

 

Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil)

Stabbed. 29 Nov 2020

Micaeli was homeless. Her body was found in the street with a stab wound to the chest at around 4am on Sunday 29th November.




Geovanna Ángulo Ramos

Age 27

Santiago Suchilquitongo, Oaxaca (Mexico)

Beaten. 30 Nov 2020

Giovanna's beaten and decomposing body was found in a ravine on Monday 30th November. She had been missing since Wednesday 25th November.




China Rivera

 

Milan, Lombardy (Italy)

Possible suicide. 1 Dec 2020

China was admitted to San Raffaele hospital in a coma on 29th November. She died 2 days later.




Natasha Liverman

Age 33

Iguala, Guerrero (Mexico)

Shot. 1 Dec 2020

Natasha was shot in an attack on the funeral home she owned. She died in hospital.




Shirley Scarleth Villarreal ("Sherlyn")

 

Santa María ExMarquesado, Oaxaca de Juárez (Mexico)

Shot. 1 Dec 2020

Sherlyn was executed by unidentified assailants who invaded the beauty salon she owned.




Johana Morena Mayor

Age 49

Cali, Valle del Cauca (Colombia)

Murdered. 2 Dec 2020

Johana was shot outside her home by a man on a bicycle.




Rayssa Eloá Menezes Lema ("Rah")

Age 22

Alumínio, São Paulo (Brazil)

2 Dec 2020

Rayssa's body was found in a stream on Wednesday 2nd December after a man she had a relationship with revealed its location to police.




G. Rocha Silva

Age 18

Itarantim, Bahia (Brazil)

Shot. 5 Dec 2020

G. was shot dead on a football field on the evening of Saturday 5th December.




Alejandra Villa Salazar

Age 54

Balvanera, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Asphixiated. 7 Dec 2020

Alejandra was found lying on the floor of her apartment with a bag over her head on Monday 14th December. She had been dead for around 7-10 days.




Bruna Gomes Araújo ("Bruna Tenório")

Age 25

Jacaré dos Homens, Alagoas (Brazil)

Stoned. 7 Dec 2020

Bruna was killed by stoning in the early hours of Monday 7th December. Her body was found on a road leading to a bridge.




Tati Quirós

Age 20

Playas del Coco, Guanacaste (Costa Rica)

Shot. 7 Dec 2020

Tati was shot in the chest by an unidentified assailant lant early on Monday 7th December. She died at the scene.




Vicenta de Loris ("La Chenta")

Age 64

Iguala, Guerrero (Mexico)

Shot. 8 Dec 2020

Vicenta was shot by two assailants on a motorcycle while she was praying to the Virgin of Guadalupe at a public shrine.




Name Unknown

Age 40

Serra, Espirito Santo (Brazil)

Burned. 8 Dec 2020

The victim was burned alive by her own partner - another trans woman. Jealousy is thought to have been the motive for the attack.




Karen Cristina ("Kareen Vitória")

Age 18

São Paulo (Brazil)

Murdered. 9 Dec 2020

Karen was killed by a client in a hotel. Reportedly there had been a dispute over payment and he had refused to pay the amount charged.




Juliana da Cruz Costa

Age 33

Cruzeiro, Distrito Federal (Brazil)

Stabbed. 10 Dec 2020

Juliana was homeless and worked in parking lots watching over cars in exchange for food. She died after being stabbed in the chest by a man who had demanded she give him food.




Paula Brandão

 

Piracicaba, São Paulo (Brazil)

Murdered. 11 Dec 2020

Paula was beaten by a group of transphobes while out with a friend. She died in hospital.




Bridget Flack

Age 28

Melbourne, Victoria (Australia)

Possible suicide. 11 Dec 2020

Bridget's body was found in brushland at around 5pm on Friday 11th December. She had last been seen on Monday 30th November.




Sudarshan Suryavanshi

Age 21

Latur, Maharashtra (India)

Beaten. 11 Dec 2020

Sudarshan died after being beaten by their partner.




Marcela Estella Vieira

Age 24

Colniza, Mato Grosso (Brazil)

Shot. 12 Dec 2020

Marcela was shot in the street in the early hours of Saturday 12th December.




Duda

Age 29

Caucaia, Ceará (Brazil)

Stabbed. 13 Dec 2020

Duda was stabbed in the street.




Avril ("Luna")

Age 17

Lille, Nord (France)

Suicide. 15 Dec 2020

Avril died by suicide in her foster home. On Wednesday 2nd December a school administrator had publicly humiliated her and and sent her home for wearing a skirt.




Maria

 

Karachi, Sindh (Pakistan)

Stabbed. 15 Dec 2020

Maria was stabbed in her home.




Fonthoi Lima

 

Indaiatuba, São Paulo (Brazil)

Suicide. 16 Dec 2020

Fonthoi died by suicide. They had recently come out as nonbinary.




Yaelin Maydana Olmedo

Age 31

Bahía Blanca, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Strangled. 16 Dec 2020

Yaelin was found dead in her home on Wednesday 16th December. An autopsy revealed that she had been strangled.




Allex Noah

 

Russas, Ceará (Brazil)

Suicide. 18 Dec 2020

Alex died by suicide.




Myliah Monae Mullen

 

Baltimore, Maryland (USA)

Suicide. 20 Dec 2020

Myliah died by suicide. Her friends and family came together in a vigil for her on Christmas Day.




Name Unknown

Age 22

São Paulo (Brazil)

Stabbed. 20 Dec 2020

The victim's body was found on the street with stab wounds. A man who spent the night before with her is being sought by police.




Name Unknown

 

Baga, Goa (India)

Murdered. 20 Dec 2020

The decomposed body of the victim was found in a house in Baga on Sunday 20th December. A 23 year old man has been arrested.




Alejandra Zayas Lara ("Ale")

Age 26

Puebla (Mexico)

Stabbed. 21 Dec 2020

Alejandra was a professional makeup artist. Her body was found in a hotel gagged and with stab wounds after she had arranged to meet a man there. He is being sought by police.




Oreinha

Age 21 (born 22 Dec 1999)

Cruzeiro do Sul, Rio Largo, Alagoas (Brazil)

Beaten. 22 Dec 2020

Oreinha's body was found in a ditch. Earlier that day she had been celebrating her birthday with friends.




Iratxe Otero

Age 29

Costa del Silencio, Arona, Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Spain)

Stabbed. 24 Dec 2020

Iratxe's body was found near a shopping centre on Saturday 26th December 2020. She had been stabbed in the abdomen and had been dead around 48 hours.




Courtney "Eshay" Key

Age 25

Chicago, Illinois (USA)

Shot. 25 Dec 2020

Courtney was found unresponsive on the side of the street after being shot on Christmas Day. She died at the scene.




J. A. da Silva

Age 26

Cascavel, Ceará (Brazil)

Shot. 25 Dec 2020

J. was shot dead in the Sítio Bica neighborhood on the night of Friday 25th December - Christmas Day.




Alexandria Winchester

Age 24

The Bronx, New York (USA)

Shot. 26 Dec 2020

Alexandria was shot dead on Boxing Day. Three days later Marquis Tanner, 30, was arrested and charged with murder.




Kimberely Patricia Cope ("Kim")

Age 40

Athens, Georgia (USA)

27 Dec 2020

Kimberely's body was found in the parking lot of a restaurant not far from her home. Her death is considered suspicious.




H. J. Ramírez ("La Tigra")

Age 46

Guayaquil, Guayas (Ecuador)

Suffocated. 28 Dec 2020

La Tigra was killed in her home. Security cameras captured footage of a man running away.




Nelly García Rivera

Age 28

Poza Rica, Veracruz (Mexico)

Stabbed and mutilated. 28 Dec 2020

Nelly's body was found in a hotel room. Her attacker was almost certainly a man who she had arrived with less than three hours earlier.




Ericka

 

Ipiales, Nariño (Colombia)

Beaten and stabbed. 30 Dec 2020

Fundación Red Comunitaria Trans reported Ericka's murder, saying "she was beaten, stabbed in the neck and there was sexual violence.". No other information is known about her.




Bonaire Black ("Bonni")

Age 18 (born 7 Jan 2002)

Atlanta, Georgia (USA)

31 Dec 2020

Bonni was found lying under a blanket on the third floor of a parking garage. Atlanta police say there were no signs of foul play, but people who knew her say she was killed...