TDoR 2022 / 2021 / November / 08 / Joyi Díaz Jiménez

Joyi Díaz Jiménez

Age 27

8 Nov 2021
Carirubana, Falcón (Venezuela)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/tdor2022/08-Nov-2021/Joyi Rafael Diaz Jimenez

Joyi Díaz Jiménez

Joyi's body was found with gunshot wounds on the morning of Monday 8th November.

A 27-year-old young [woman] was found dead in the early hours of the morning of this Monday, November 8, by a group of people walking through a hilly area in the Brisas de Santa Elena sector of Carirubana municipality in Falcón state.

The victim identified as [deadname] Díaz Jiménez, who was known as "Joyi" and lived a few meters from where she was found dead. For several years she had dressed as a woman, but she gradually went down a bad path that led to her death.

On several occasions "Joyi" was arrested for robbery and assault, it also emerged that she had been using drugs since she was a teenager, It is assumed that these could be among the reasons she was murdered.

Neighbors explained that they did not hear shots. “We did not see any injuries on her body and she was face down with blood dripping from one ear. Maybe they killed her with a gun, but if it was with a firearm, no shots were heard, "said one of the people who observed the body.

This case was registered a week after a trans person was murdered in Bella Vista in the same town and for which a 19-year-old young man was detained.

Report added: 10 Nov 2021. Last updated: 8 Nov 2022

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