TDoR 2022 / 2022 / February / 16 / Johana Sánchez

Johana Sánchez

Age 46

16 Feb 2022
Armenia, Quindío (Colombia)

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Johana Sánchez

Johana was homeless and was reportedly stabbed during a fight.

The LGTBI community of Quindío has identified the homeless person murdered in the La Cecilia neighborhood of Arrmenia on the afternoon of this Wednesday, February 16, as a member of the community.

[Deadname] Sánchez, 46 years old, was known as Johana, and according to her friends, she was the oldest trans woman and had become a symbol in the center of the Quindian capital.

"A trans street inhabitant who was murdered also deserves the same conditions of investigation by the competent authorities, we demand justice," community members said through social networks.

Johana was allegedly attacked with a knife in a fight. Although she was transferred to the South Hospital, she died due to the severity of her injuries.

The victim's family lives near where the fatal events occurred. Authorities have not yet found the whereabouts of the killer.

Report added: 18 Feb 2022. Last updated: 8 Nov 2022

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