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Pollita Ruiz

13 Mar 2019
Tehuantepec, Oaxaca (Mexico)

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Pollita Ruiz
Pollita Ruiz [photo:]

Pollita was shot 5 times at about 3:30pm on Wednesday 13th March by two people on a motorcycle. She died at the scene.

TEHUANTEPEC, Oaxaca.- A [trans woman] lost her life after several gunshot wounds inside an improvised restaurant-bar in the area known as "Los Manguitos" of the Vixhana neighborhood in this municipality.

Municipal police, federal police, members of the Mexican Army and even traffic officers received the report on this poor execution by the 911 Emergency Services at around 3:00 pm.

Upon arriving at the scene of the crime the uniformed men located a lifeless body, shot down on the floor of the business in an large pool of blood.

The body was next to plastic tables and near an irrigation canal that exists within the establishment.

The deceased was identified as [deadname], aka La Pollita, who sustained gunshot wounds on different parts of her body.

The victim wore blue denim pants and gray shirt, wore red tennis shoes and was approximately 30 to 40 years old.

Report added: 27 May 2019. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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