Popular trans television presenter gunned down in Honduras

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07/09/2019

Beloved transgender television presenter, Santiago Carvajal, died on Saturday (6 July)in Honduras after she was shot on Friday. She died at Mario Catarino Rivas Hospital in San Pedro Sula, the Central American country’s second most important city, according to El Pais. Carvajal presented La Galaxia de Santi, a critically-acclaimed magazine show on a local television channel. The social media star created well-received reports on LGBTI news. Strangers shot Carvajal as she walked with friends near a television studio in Puerto Cortés, local media reported. Her friends told Telesur TV she had received death threats the day before the attack. Police have launched an investigation.

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