TDoR 2023 / 2022 / November / 05 / Martha Torres Lomelí

Martha Torres Lomelí

Age 58

5 Nov 2022
Irapuato, Guanajuato (Mexico)

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Martha Torres Lomelí
Martha Torres Lomelí [photo:]

Martha was found dead in her home. Her partner is suspected to have been responsible.

Irapuato, Guanajuato.- This Sunday afternoon, a trans woman identified as Lomelí T. was found dead inside a house in the Las Heras neighborhood , in Irapuato ; it is suspected that her partner could have murdered her.

Relatives of Lomelí went to her house to look for her at her house on Calle Nardo, in the Las Heras neighborhood, since they had not heard from her for several days and she did not answer their calls. Inside the house they noticed a fetid odor, so they immediately called 911 to request the support of the authorities.

Municipal police officers accompanied the relatives to enter the house, where they found the deceased trans woman under a staircase and immediately secured the house.

Municipal police cordoned off the scene so the family had to leave. Paramedics arrived at the scene, but could only confirm the death of the trans woman identified as Lomelí T. People who knew the victim suspect that Lomelí could have been murdered by her partner, since they consider him an aggressive person who consumes of drugs.

However, authorities reported that so far the cause of the trans woman's death is unknown. Experts in criminology and personnel from the Criminal Investigation Agency arrived at the site to begin the corresponding proceedings.

The victim's body was transferred in an ambulance to perform the necropsy of law and determine exactly the causes of death.

Report added: 8 Nov 2022. Last updated: 9 Nov 2023

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