TDoR 2023 / 2023 / May / 01 / Karina Guevara

Karina Guevara

1 May 2023
Omoa, Cortés (Honduras)

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Karina Guevara
Karina Guevara [photo:]

Karina's body was found by a local resident after she had been killed.

Tegucigalpa- Several associations of the LGTBIQ+ community have raised their voices to demand justice for a new crime against a member of their community in the Omoa sector, Cortés.

The information reveals that in the last few hours a member of the LGTBIQ+ community died in a violent act in the Cuyamel sector of the Omoa municipality, in the Cortés department of northern Honduras. The victim was identified as Isabel Guevara, known in the municipality as Karina and a member of the LGTBIQ+ community.

On social networks, different associations of the LGTBIQ+ community have made several publications regretting the fact and asking for justice and an end to impunity in the deaths of their members.

It was learned that residents of the area called the authorities reporting a lifeless body, lying in an isolated sector of the Cuyamel community.

Following Karina's death, members of the community repudiated and regretted the violent act; while authorities from the Police Investigations Directorate (DPI) began the investigation at the place where the body appeared but have not provided further details about the crime.

Report added: 15 May 2023. Last updated: 9 Nov 2023

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