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.


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.


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 salon by neighbours on 11th October after they noticed that the door had been open all night. She had been killed the evening before.

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.

Viktoria Basakovskaya ("Vika")

Age 23

Burmistrovo, Novosibirsk (Russia)

Strangled and mutilated. 13 Oct 2020

Vika was strangled by her ex-boyfriend - the police officer who reported her "missing" and then "helped" to lead the official search for 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.


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.



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.