Chyna Carrillo’s death has marked the seventh trans death in the US this year. Carrillo, who also went by Chyna Cardenas, was brutally killed on the morning of February 18, 2021.
Police were called to Carrillo’s house at 11AM after Juan Carter Hernandez was seen beating her with a “blunt object” in broad daylight, according to LGBTQ+ Nation.
Hernandez is suspected to have been a previously convicted criminal. A man with the same name was seemed guilty for murdered his wife in 2013 and an ex-girlfriend, Kandace Hernandez, in July 2011.Read more on gaytimes.co.uk