TDoR 2021 / 2021 / June / 13 / Michel


Age 25

13 Jun 2021
El Salto, Jalisco (Mexico)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/13-Jun-2021/Michell & tgeu/14-Jun-2021/N.N.


Michel's body was found inside a residence in a cowering position and with signs of violence on Sunday 13th June.

Forensic investigators determined that she had died several days earlier. Subsequently her partner was arrested and confessed to killing her.

The body of a trans person was found inside a house located in the El Mirador subdivision in the municipality of El Salto.

The events occurred on calles Ocaso and Asteroide. Elements of the police arrived at the scene and cordoned off the area, requesting the presence of municipal medical services. After examining the body, they said that [the victim] was a trans person and said that they had died several days earlier.

The authorities also said that traces of violence were found and that she was cowering.

Personnel from the Jalisco Institute of Forensic Sciences transferred the body to the metropolitan morgue to perform an autopsy under the law.

Report added: 15 Jun 2021. Last updated: 12 Nov 2021

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