TDoR 2017 / 2016 / December / 26 / Sofía Mailén Santillán

Sofía Mailén Santillán

Age 22

26 Dec 2016
Mercedes, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

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Sofía Mailén Santillán
Sofía Mailén Santillán [photo:]

Sofia's body was found after she had been missing for 5 days. She had been beaten to death.

In November 2020 a reward was offered for information on the murder.

The Ministry of Security of the Province of Buenos Aires offers a public reward, between the sums of 750,000 and 1,000,000 pesos, to anyone who provides information aimed at clarifying the murder of Sofía Maiten Santillán, a trans woman killed on December 23, 2016 in Mercedes .

The provincial authorities recalled that “at approximately 10:10 p.m., the victim was practicing prostitution at the corner of streets 21 and 6, she was hired by a man who traveled by bicycle to maintain relations in a vacant lot of the railway, place in which after three days his body is found lifeless ”. [BROKEN LINK]

Report added: 1 Sep 2018. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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