Transgendered woman stabbed to death in Aegean province

10/07/2013
Submitted by ILGA-Europe

Reposted from Hurriyet daily news: http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/transgendered-woman-stabbed-to-death-in-aegean-province-.aspx?pageID=238&nID=50400&NewsCatID=341

A 24-year-old transgender individual was found stabbed to death at her home in the Kuşadası district of the Aegean province of Aydın on July 9.

Hüseyin Uğur Özer, who went by the name Dora, was found dead by her housemate who went to home to check on her after not receiving any news as of 6 p.m.

Özer’s housemate, who uses the name Hande, subsequently called police after finding the body.

Aydın police have launched an investigation into the matter to locate the murderer, starting with an examination of the security cameras’ recordings.


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