TDoR 2020 / 2020 / August / 09 / Brigit


Age 38

9 Aug 2020
Tlayecac, Morelos (Mexico)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/9-Aug-2020/Brigit


Brigit died after being stabbed in the abdomen. A suspect has been arrested.

On Sunday, August 9 elements of the General Coordination of Expert Services carried out the legal removal of the lifeless body of the person who was identified as [deadname] and / or Brigit “N” on Calle Morelos in the town of Tlayecac. The 38-year-old trans woman had an injury to the abdomen apparently produced with a knife.

As [the victim] is a trans woman, feminicide investigation protocols were activated, initiating the corresponding investigations which allowed the identity of the alleged perpetrator to be established.

The Special Prosecutor's Office for the Investigation and Persecution of the Crime of Femicide obtained the respective arrest warrant given by the judicial authority against José Luis “N” alias “El Chowi”, which was completed in the same town of Tlayecac by Agents of the Criminal Investigation Police (PIC) who were commissioned and made available to the requesting authority.

Derived from the analysis and assessment of the evidence provided, the control judge linked Jose Luis "N" alias "El Chowi" to the trial for the crime of qualified homicide, imposing preventive detention as a precautionary measure and granting a period of three months for the closure of the complementary investigation.

Report added: 18 Aug 2020. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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