In less than a week there were three femicides in different cities of Mexico, killing Isabella, Luna and Rosa in Guanajuato, Guerrero and Oaxaca.
The trans community in the country is one of the most affected vulnerable populations. In some states they do not carry out an investigation into the whereabouts of their murderer or even, they do not even count the deaths from their orientation, but on the contrary, only by their sex.
These actions lead to violence and discrimination against this type of population where prejudice is the initial reason for attacking this society. According to the civic organization Letter ESA, Mexico It is the second country in Latin America where there is more crime against the trans population, the first place is Brazil.
According to media information, moon flowersthirty years old, was murdered in the center of Iguala, who was attacked with a knife in the neck, chest and face.
She was a sex worker and her body was found outside a bar located in José María Morelos.
Local media said that she asked for help from the paramedics, although upon arrival they confirmed that she had no vital signs.
The problem with this transfeminicideand pointed out by the civil organization presentswas that the local media mentioned this transphobic act, but without respecting gender identity and even published revictimizing photographs.
Obed Benitez, from the organization Trans Vive en Equal toreported to presents that several testimonies saw Luna having an argument at the bar, where she works as a sex worker.
“There is a modus operandi in the bars of the northern region (of Guerrero) that when they kill someone inside the bars they take them out and leave them on the street. They told me that the fight started between her and two men. It has been said that one of the people was the couple, but it is a fact that I do not know, ”added Benítez for the organization.
After finding the body, the Guerrero Prosecutor’s Office detained Tomas “N” who was given preventive detention.
According to the report, they will see if the “aggravated by sexual orientation” and some witnesses indicate that he is allegedly a sentimental partner of the victim.
However, it may go unpunished because Obed mentions that the Guerrero police are homophobic, transphobic and that “they are not allies of cis or trans women.”
The lifeless body of Isabella Alvarez25 years old, found on September 29, 2022 by elements of the Municipal Police.
At the time of finding the body they found signs of violence, it was face down and supposedly died of suffocation.
Isabella worked in a parcel company and collaborated in the organization “BiLess Girls Community” de León, where they work in the defense of human rights.
The only thing that could be assured about this transfeminicide is that on September 27 she lost contact with Isabella, which is why her acquaintances went to look for her at her apartment.
In his home, the local media wrote that he found “traces of violence. It is presumed that he tried to defend himself from his assailant.”
Letter ESA mentioned that between 2015 and 2021, at least, 21 transfeminicides have been registered.
Today, the Prosecutor’s Office has made no progress on Isabella’s crime.
On September 29, Wild Rose50 years old, was killed with an alleged firearm, located in Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca.
She was a visible trans woman and activist, but the local media did not respect her name, they just placed her first name when reporting the event.
Rosa worked hard to get the food business, a place that was next to her home.
However, the Prosecutor’s Office still has no advance information on the case, from Rosa, but it is presumed that behind the attack is The orginazed crime.
In 2021, a total of 78 violent deaths against the LGBT+ community were registered, reasons such as sexual orientation or identity are the main causes, according to Letter ESA.
On average they were killed 6.5 LGBT+ victims per month. However, the largest number of liquidated people were trans women, with a total of 55.