Puerto Rican Trans woman murdered hours after false voyeur claim

Alexa Ruiz

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Alexa Ruiz a transgender woman driven to the streets was hunted down and killed 9 hours after social media posts appeared which accused her of peeping in bathroom stalls. The person who instigated her killing filed a false police report alleging that she had peeked in a fast-food bathroom stall and shared it on Facebook, He withdrew that complaint after police questioned him.

By that time the lies that led to her death had gone viral and Alexa Ruiz was running for her life. Multiple videos recorded at different times and places show a terrified woman being hunted unmercifully.

Those images do her a grave injustice and will not be shared here.

Ms. Ruiz’s harassment and murder was documented on video by the perpetrators of this heinous crime. The police are searching for four teenagers from Toa Baja who in the last video are believed to have killed her.

According to TeleMundo the police have been unable to contact Alexa Ruiz’s family. It is crucial they say for them to officially identify her body so the investigation may continue.

The Governor of Puerto Rica has declared this a possible hate crime and has directed police to search for those who killed transgender woman Alexa Ruiz.

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Kelli Busey an outspoken gonzo style journalist has been writing since 2007. In 2008, she brought the Dallas Advocate on-line and has articles published by the Reconciling Ministries Network, The Transsexual Menace, The Daily Kos, Frock Magazine the TransAdvocate, the Dallas Voice and The Advocate. Kelli, an avid runner is editor in chief at Planet Transgender which she founded in 2007.

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