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Ivanna Divina Jhons

20 Jun 2023
Moroleón, Guanajuato (Mexico)

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Ivanna Divina Jhons
Ivanna Divina Jhons [photo:]

Ivanna was shot in the premises from which she ran her clothing business.

LGBTIQ+ activist Divina Jhons was murdered in her clothing business in Moroleón, Guanajuato, on Tuesday night.

According to the State Attorney General's Office, the body of Ivanna Divina Jhons,who also identified herself as Iván Pantoja, was found in the Progreso neighborhood with gunshot wounds, after which an investigation was launched to determine the causes and identify the perpetrators.

Initial reports indicated that the activist was directly attacked in her business located at the corner of avenida Puebla and calle Aguascalientes in Moroleón around 8:00pm.

Emergency services arrived at the scene, but the businesswoman had already died.

This is the second attack that the activist received, because in 2021 they burned down their business.

Days before her death, on Saturday June 17, she organized and participated in the Pride march in the entity, in addition to directing the Miss Gay event for several years.

Ivanna was credited with creating the LGBT march and contest in the municipality of Moroleón, an event that took place last Saturday, June 17, starting at 5:00 p.m.

Ivanna's Facebook profile is

Report added: 24 Jun 2023. Last updated: 9 Nov 2023

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