TDoR 2019 / 2019 / August / 22 / Daniela Martinez

Daniela Martinez

Age 53

22 Aug 2019
Cicuco, Bolivar (Colombia)

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Daniela Martinez

Daniela was found tied and with her feet burned having been beaten. She died in hospital.

She had been attacked twice before.

Repudiation and indignation, has generated the recent homicide of a 53-year-old trans woman identified as Daniela Martínez, in events that occurred in the rural area of ​​the municipality of Cicuco, south of the department of Bolívar.

According to Wilson Castañeda, director of the Caribbean Affirmative Corporation, the victim was approached in a public street by three subjects, who allegedly had already assaulted her on two other occasions.

Then, with sticks, stones and other blunt objects, they proceeded to attack her and leave her severely injured in her head and face. The woman died due to the seriousness of the injuries in a health center in the area.

Report added: 13 Nov 2019. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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