Another transgender woman murdered in Puerto Rico – by Michael K. Lavers – National News Editor

For the second time in less than two months, Puerto Rican police are investigating the murder of a transgender woman in her home.

Police say Angie Gonzalez Oquendo, 38, was strangled to death with an electrical cord in her Caguas home on Monday, May 24. El Nuevo Dia reported Gonzalez, 38, was last seen alive on Thursday, May 20. And Carlos H. Cruz Burgos, director of the Caguas’ Criminal Investigation Corps, told the newspaper he believes Gonzalez was killed later that day.