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Viki Nieva

Age 33

18 Apr 2021
Aguilares, Tucumán (Argentina)

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Viki Nieva
Viki Nieva [photo:]

Viki was brutally killed by her former partner. He was arrested shortly afterwards.

A savage transfemicide occurred this noon in the city of Aguilares, Tucumán, where a trans woman had her throat cut by her partner in the Tagusa Norte neighborhood.

According to the first information, the deceased woman is known as "Vicky", 37 years old. The victim was found in her room in the middle of a huge pool of blood. His partner, "Rubio" was apprehended, and is the main suspect in the crime.

Relatives of the victim accused her partner of being the author of the brutal attack. Personnel of the Motorized Patrol apprehended him in a neighborhood passage located to the east of Aguilares, identifying him as "Rubio".

According to initial investigations, the couple had separated a long time ago and there were prior complaints of violence against the arrested 24-year-old man. The knife with which she was attacked was also seized,” explained the Chief Commissioner, Raúl Cornejo, Head of the Southern Regional Unit.

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Report added: 24 Apr 2021. Last updated: 15 Mar 2022

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