This is a worldwide list of people who were killed for being transgender. The list does not include suicides , accidental deaths , or premature deaths. Some of the perpetrators in these cases cite the trans panic defense. Violence against transgender people is also known as trans bashing. In , the American Medical Association called the violence against trans people an "epidemic.
List of people killed for being transgender
In third murder trial, Md. man pleads guilty to killing a year-old transgender woman | WJLA
Officials are searching for year-old Akhenaton Jones. Police sources tell CBS3 dismembered legs, dry blood stains, trash bags and a knife with blood on it were found throughout a home on the block of Powelton Avenue. Sources also say the home had a strong odor of decomposition. Top Spots. CBS 3.
Transgender Woman Murdered in Malaysia
A man who stabbed his former girlfriend 60 times in a second attack on her was jailed for life for murder yesterday. A year before the killing, Stephen Hudson was released from a seven-year sentence for stabbing Jayne Welch 20 times with a screwdriver, the Old Bailey was told. He had vowed that if he could not have Ms Welch, 21, nobody else would, and had stalked her for a month, making her life a nightmare before carrying out the killing. You terrorised her and her family so they were all living in a state of fear, though I accept from time to time she came back to you of her own volition.
Yunieski Carey Herrera was an activist, performer and model. Authorities in Miami have charged a year-old man with murder, alleging he fatally stabbed his wife, a transgender woman who was well-known in South Florida. This week, Yunieski Carey Herrera, 39, a Cuba-born salsa dancer, performer and contestant in numerous beauty pageants, became at least the 37th transgender woman to die from violence this year in the United States, according to the Human Rights Watch. The station reports that Arrudasouza called to their condo early on Tuesday morning.