Mateo Briones AlvaradoAge 16
21 Mar 2023
Daule, Guayas (Ecuador)
TDoR list ref: tgeu/tdor2023/21-Mar-2023/Mateo Briones Alvarado
Mateo was shot mutiple times in what appears to have been an execution.
PRESS RELEASE: Trans boy shot dead in Daule, Guayas province
The Trans Psycho Center of Quito of the Silhouette X Association, members of the National Platform "New Red Trans Ecuador" (which covers with its collectives the rural, community and the peripheries), the GLBTI Observatory, and the National Federation of LGBT Organizations, bring to public attention the following fact:
Mateo Briones Alvarado affectionately known as "wolf", is a trans boy who was murdered in sycariat style in the Cdla. Marianita 5 of Canton Daule on March 21, 2023. According to reports Mateo was in the above-mentioned sector around 22h00. Neighbors say they heard about six gunshots, and upon leaving their homes they found Matthew's body lifeless. Authorities and forensics arrived at the scene to lift the body.
We call on the Attorney General of the State, Diana Salazar, the Police Commander, Carlos Cabrera, Undersecretary of Diversity Alexander Guano, the Ombudsman of the People of Ecuador (e), Cesar Cordoba Valverde, to coordinate as necessary to deal with the or the perpetrators, of this incident which has befell our community.
The Runa Sipiy Report of the Silhouette X Association, on transfemicides, unexplained violent deaths or suspected crime, records this case as the sixth of 2023 against LGBT+ populations nationwide. During 2022, we close out our report we raised since 2012, with nearly 25 LGBT+ murders, transfemicides, unexplained violent deaths or suspected crime.