18 May 2023
Papantla, Veracruz (Mexico)
Jenny was killed during an attack on the bar she managed by a criminal faction. Two cisgender men also died in the attack.
PAPANTLA, VER.- During the early hours of this Friday, May 19, 2023, the identifity of the 3 victims of the attack that took place on Thursday night at the " El Indio" bar in the municipal capital of Papantla was confirmed. The victims were two men and a transsexual woman, the latter of whom was in charge of the establishment.
On Thursday night, an attack was recorded inside a bar located in the downtown area of Papantla, near the municipal town hall. The event was recorded and uploaded to social networks by the attackers, allegedly members of a criminal group which operates in the northern part of the state of Veracruz.
It was announced that two of the victims were murdered near the bar counter. One of them, identified as Jesús SH, was left on the floor of the establishment and the second victim, who responded to the name of Carlos "N", was attacked from behind while sitting on a chair.
The member of the LGBTQ+ community who was killed was identified as Jenny and was the manager of the El Indio bar, was wearing a red blouse and dark pants and was murdered inside one of the bathrooms. Relatives are expected to come to claim her remains.