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

Age 31 (born 4 Jun 1989)

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 was shot three times outside her house by two hitmen. She had just got 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.


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.



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 Antón

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.

Priscila Ponce Nieto

Age 33

Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Stabbed. 14 Sep 2020

Priscila was stabbed, allegedly by Piero Lucero Rodríguez.

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 (born 10 Nov 2000)

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.



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.