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Isabela Vargas

19 Feb 2022
Manizales, Caldas (Colombia)

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Isabela Vargas
Isabela Vargas [photo:]

Isabela was found with multiple stab wounds inside a residence. She died in hospital.

The media outlet Habla Manizales reports the murder of a Venezuelan migrant trans woman in Manizales. She was stabbed 6 times. She died in hospital.

The violent incident was recorded this Saturday, February 19th on calle 26 with carerra 22 in Manizales, where authorities arrived after they were told that a trans woman had been stabbed and was in delicate health condition.

The victim, of Venezuelan nationality and who was identified as [deadname] Vargas, was transferred to the Caldas Hospital where she died; according to some accounts, she had received 6 wounds with a sharp weapon and one of them had pierced her heart.

The alleged perpetrator is a 19-year-old young man from Manizales, who is apparently already in the hands of the authorities.

Report added: 21 Feb 2022. Last updated: 8 Nov 2022

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