Zoraida Reyes

 

 

 

Age: 28

 

Summary: Mexican-born transgender immigrant rights activist considered as a strong voice for the rights of transgender people and undocumented immigrants who was involved with several local Orange County, Calif. immigrant and LGBT advocacy groups including the Orange County DREAM Team, DeColores Queer Orange County and Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement, and who had recently attended a May 27, 2014 protest outside a downtown Santa Ana city jail calling on the city to end its contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

 

 

Cause of Death: Murdered by strangulation

 

Born: October 4, 1985

 

Died: June 12, 2014

 

Location: Anaheim, California