Latina Trans Woman Maria Jose Rivera Rivera, 22, Killed in Houston

Sue Kerr
4 min readFeb 24, 2023
Maria Jose via HRC

Maria Jose Rivera Rivera was a 22-year-old Latina trans woman from El Salvador. Her death was first reported in late January, but unconfirmed by law enforcement investigators until recently.

Maria Jose was killed in what’s described as a murder-suicide by an intimate partner on January 21, 2023 in Houston. Based on early reporting, her death was…

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Sue Kerr

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