TDoR 2021 / 2020 / October / 04 / Marcos


Age 17

4 Oct 2020
Iztapalapa, Ciudad de México (Mexico)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/4-Oct-2020/Marcos


Marcos was stabbed during an argument with his sister's boyfriend. He died at the scene.

Young transgender man dies stabbed by his brother-in-law in Iztapalapa

The victim fought with his attacker [his brother in law Óscar Giovani] because he did not agree with his sister having a romantic relationship with him, because he [his brother in law] had another girlfriend and was allegedly engaged in drug dealing

Marcos was transgender and on Sunday night he fought with his brother-in-law Giovani. Wounded with a knife and covered in blood, the minor went out to the street to ask for help, but died before they could assist.

Neighbors had heard Marcos, barely 17, and his brother-in-law Óscar Giovani, 27, arguing. The screams could be heard from inside a home [at 219 calle Narciso Mendoza] , in the Santa María Aztahuacán neighborhood, in Iztapalapa.

[Marcos] did not agree with his sister having a romantic relationship with Giovani, because he [Giovani] had another girlfriend, and was allegedly engaging in drug dealing.

The fight escalated until the attacker stabbed the teenager.

With a chest injury, Marcos left the house located on block 22 of lot 219, on Narciso Mendoza street. Behind him the aggressor fled.

And while witnesses saw the murderer flee, Marcos called for help. Local people called the police and requested an ambulance for the paramedics to take Marcos to a hospital. When rescuers arrived, the young man had already died.

Report added: 23 Oct 2020. Last updated: 12 Nov 2021

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