TDoR 2021 / 2020 / November / 14 / Juana Criollo Cabascango

Juana Criollo Cabascango

Age 51

14 Nov 2020
La Roldós, Quito (Ecuador)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/16-Nov-2020/Juana Criollo Cabascango

Juana Criollo Cabascango
Juana Criollo Cabascango [photo:]

Juana's body was found in her bedroom on Monday 16th November. She had head injuries and had been killed around 48 hours earlier.

On the afternoon of November 16, Juana Criollo, a [trans woman], was found dead in her room located in the La Roldós sector in the north of Quito.

According to Iván Naranjo, head of the Crimes Against Life Investigation Unit, her body had a blow to the head and there was evidence in the room that the victim had tried to defend herself.

In the neighborhood they knew her from the beauty salon that she attended a few years ago. “She looked calm, she had no problems with anyone. She only walked with her pet, ”said José, a local resident.

According to the initial investigation, Juana had died approximately 48 hours before her discovery. It has not been established who alerted ECU 911.

It is currently being investigated whether Juana's sentimental partner was involved in the attack.

Report added: 6 Dec 2020. Last updated: 12 Nov 2021

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