TDoR 2021 / 2020 / December / 02 / Johana Morena Mayor

Johana Morena Mayor

Age 49

2 Dec 2020
Cali, Valle del Cauca (Colombia)

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Johana Morena Mayor
Johana Morena Mayor [photo:]

Johana was shot outside her home by a man on a bicycle.

Johana Morena Mayor, a 49-year-old woman, was shot dead last Tuesday, December 1, in Cali. Morena Mayor was known in the community as a recognized LGBTI activist and was also a micro-entrepreneur and moneylender.

The crime, which is under investigation, took place while the woman was in front of her home in the Alfonso López neighborhood in the northeast of the city.

Néstor Pérez, an activist for the LGBTI community in Cali, indicated that Johana was lending money, which the authorities consider could be a motive for her murder. According to your information, the motive could have been an execution.

“Johana was a woman who had a job in Europe and the United States. Here in Colombia she was dedicated to the loan of money. One hypothesis is that she was killed because of the non-payment of a debt”, said Pérez.

In May 2022 Breiynner Manuel Aguirre Manyoma and Éver Mauricio Martínez Klinge were convicted of her murder and sentenced to 20 and 17 years in prison respectively.

Two men were convicted by the authorities for the murder of a trans woman that occurred on November 20, 2020 in the Alfonso López neighborhood of Cali.

After endorsing a preliminary agreement reached with the Attorney General's Office, two judges from the Cali Circuit sentenced Breiynner Manuel Aguirre Manyoma and Éver Mauricio Martínez Klinger, alias Mike, to 20 and 17 years in prison, respectively.

The investigation of the case established that alias Mike killed the woman with a shot to the neck on the orders of Aguirre, who was the victim's partner.

Aguirre paid alias Mike the sum of $500,000 to carry out the murder. In a video captured by a security camera, the convicted killer is seen shooting the woman in cold blood and escaping on a bicycle.

In October 2022 Aguirre Manyoma was sentenced to 31 years and 3 months in prison and Martínez Klinger to 17 years.

Report added: 6 Dec 2020. Last updated: 13 Jul 2023

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