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Jennifer Zapata

Age 23

30 Mar 2021
Ciudada Juarez, Chihuahua (Mexico)

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Jennifer Zapata

Jennifer died after being attacked by two people. Her body showed signs of torture.

Ciudad Juárez — One of the people killed this past weekend was part of the transsexual community, according to the National Observatory of Hate Crimes against People of the LGBT Community in Mexico.

Juan Carlos Medel, leader of this organization, said that the victim was Jennifer Zapata, whose legal name was [deadname] Hernández Castruita and is 23 years old.

Nacho Díaz, executive secretary of the Municipal Council to Prevent Discrimination, said that according to initial information Jennifer was attacked by two people and her body showed signs of torture.

TvT partner organisation: Centro de Apoyo a las Identidades Trans & 30.03.21

Report added: 12 Nov 2021. Last updated: 18 Nov 2021

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