2017 Memorial Names, Images, and Slideshow

These lists are being added to daily. If you have a name to be added to the US or global list please email [email protected]

List Contributors: Bella Robinson and Briq House 

International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

       

  USA Memorial Slideshow

USA

Alphonza Watson aka Peaches, 38years old, Baltimore MD, shot to death Dec 14th, 2017

April Ellis, 34 years old, Baltimore MD, Stabbed to death March 28th 2107

Ashley Brandeberry, 29 years old, Honolulu HI, found dead in clients hotel room with marks around neck April 21st, 2017

August Ames, 23 years old, death by suicide Dec 5th, 2017

Brittney Taylor, 19 years old, Ft Lauderdale FL, murdered and buried by client in his backyard May 25th, 2017

Brandie Seals, Age unknown, Houston TX, shot to death Dec 13th,2017

January Seraph, early 30’s, San Francisco, CA, death by suicide Jul 22nd, 2017

Diana Hemmingway 46 years-old, South FL, death by suicide December 20th, 2016

Patricia Phelps aka Peppermint Patty,  48 years old,  Anchorage, Alaska,  shot and ran over by car August 11, 2017

Jessica Newcomb, 21 years old, Mobile AL, robbed and shot to death June 16th, 2017 

Isabell Pam 43 years old, Huntsville, Al, body found on the street with fatal head injuries Feb 26th

Jennifer Ann Wilson,   50 years old, found in alley with “apparent trauma”, cause of death unknown Sept 18th, 2017, Tuscon AR 

 

Gemmel Moore, 26 years old, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, found dead in wealthy democratic donors home, classified cause of death being reinvestigated by authorities July 27th, 2017

 

Jarrae Estepp 21 yrs old,  found dead March 14, 2017

Josephine Vargas 34 yrs old,  last seen  Oct 24th, 2017

Kianna Jackson 20 yrs old,   last seen Oct 2st, 2017

Martha Anaya 28 yrs old,  last seen Nov 28th, 2017

Sable Pickett, 19 years old, Murdered by a serial killer in Anaheim CA, identified April 14, 2017

 

Essence Owens, 23 years old,  Body found August 22st, 2017 Groveland FL

Amber Elizabeth Carruthers, 32 years old, Orlando FL, killed at motel June 17th, 2017

Hannah Darlene Midyette, 21 yrs old, Jacksonville FL, body found on street, cause of death unknown March 30th, 2017

Olympia Cerutti,  34 years old, Daytona Beach FL, found at hotel with traumatic injuries and experiencing cardiac arrest, died on scene Sept 23rd, 2017

Bridget Shie,  a 19-year-old, Atlanta Georgia,  found naked and shot to death in a park Feb 1st, 2017

 

Desiree Robinson 15 years old, Chicago IL, found dead in garage with throat slit and badly beaten Dec 24th, 2016

Kayla Denham 25 years old, Livingston Louisiana June 9th, 2017

Renia Rodriguez, 19 years old, June 22st 2017, Braintree MA 

Tobi Lynn Stanfill, 20 years old, Albuquerque, NM May 19th, 2017

Unidentified woman found murdered in the Bronx NY, Jan 17th, 2017,

Yang Song, from Shenyang, China.  38 years old, falls from her death from a 3rd story building during prostitution raid, Nov 27th, 2017 in Flushing NY

Joanne Brown 33-year-old,  Montclair, NJ, Last seen live October 22st 2016, (Serial killer in custody)

Sara Butler 20-year-old, Montclair, NJ last seen alive Nov 23rd, 2016 (serial killer in custody)

Robin Edwards 19-year-old  Philadelphia, PA, December 21st, 2016   (Serial killer in custody)

Ashley Ugoletti, 27 years old, Westmoreland County, PA,  August 31st, 2017

Rhonda Wells 44 years old,  Jan 13th, 2017, MEMPHIS, TN,

Jessica Lewis, 28 years old,  Jan 13th, 2017, Memphis TN

Stephanie Garcia, Body found Jan 22st 2017 in SAN ANTONIO, TX

CANADA

Josie Glenn  26 years old, southeast London Oct. 27, 2017

Nicole Bell   31-year-old last seen in September in Sicamous, B.C.,

Sharon Baron indigenous, 27-year- old, Montreal,  Sept 2st 2017

Siasi Tullaugak indigenous, 27-year-old, Montreal,  Sept 2st 2017

Sisi Thibert  Trans-women, 26 years old St. Charles, Sept 18th, 2017

Stylez, 35 years old, B.C. , Nov 9, 2017

Tammy Le  25-year-old, Hamilton, Jan 26th, 2016

Traci Genereaux 18 years old, North Okanagan- Shuswap region, October 19th, 2017

Valerie Maurice  29 years old, Edmonton, August 31st, 2017

Victoria Head  36 years old, St. John’s, NL, Canada, November 11th, 2017

Unidentified women between 25 and 35 years of age, found dead in Kelowna BC, Oct 12th, 2017

Chelsea Gauthier, 22 years-old,  Abbotsford, BC: August 30th, 2017

Alloura Wells, 21-year-old trans women, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, has not been seen July 2017

Tess Richey, 23-year-old, found dead in Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dec 2st, 2017

AFRICA

Chiamaka Ndubu, 18 years old, Agege Nigeria, August 24th 2017

EUROPE

Sabrina Oosterbeck, date of death unknown, Amsterdam (Netherlands)

Newest additions that we have received, bio and photos to come.

Additional note: To honor privacy some names shared are the victims chosen or pseudo names. Some wanted their loved ones to be honored but did not want to out them or use dead names in the process. 

Rebecca (No other information was given)
Tina (No other information was given)
CC (No other information was given)

 

Its time to change the social perception that “Sex Workers aren’t people, they are just prostitutes. No one wants to feel a sense of community or sameness with them. They where something other than us and therefore we don’t need to feel fear or grief at the fact or the manner of their death.”

 

 

 

SEX WORKERS WHO PASSED AT THE END OF LAST YEAR:

Robin Edwards 19-year-old December 21st, 2016 Philadelphia, PA   (Serial
killer in custody) (Image to be added soon)

Sara Butler 20-year-old, last seen alive Nov 23rd, 2016 Montclair,
NJ (serial killer in custody) (Image to be added soon)

Joanne Brown 33-year-old,  Last seen live October 22st 2016, Montclair, NJ
(Serial killer in custody)  (Image to be added soon)

 

 

 

 

 

 Map of Victims from 2017

We are continuously collecting memorial names for December 17, 2017 through December 15.  If there are individuals who you would like to include, we would be honored to remember them in numerous vigils and events across the globe. The list will be publicly available on our website and distributed to organizers of December 17 Events, so if you would prefer to use a pseudonym, that is, of course, welcome.

If you have names to contribute, please submit them via form, or send them to [email protected]

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Мы собираем имена для Книги Памяти к 17 декабря 2016 года. Если вы считаете важным включить в список каких-либо людей, мы почтём за честь вспомнить их на всевозможных демонстрациях и мероприятиях по всему миру.

Список будет выложен в публичный доступ на нашем сайте и выслан организаторам мероприятий, которые пройдут 17 декабря. Поэтому если вы захотите использовать псевдоним, вы можете это сделать.

Если вы хотите добавить в список имена, пожалуйста, отправьте их на адрес [email protected]

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