Ygor Arrudasouza advised Miami-Dade Police he “deserves the punishment that involves him.” That’s as a result of the 28-year-old husband to Cuban trans-beauty queen Yunieski “Yuni” Carey Herrera referred to as 911 on November 17 at round 4:30 within the morning to inform police he stabbed his spouse, based on a Miami-Dade arrest affidavit.
Police say after they arrived, Arrudasouza advised them that “meth had screwed up his life,” based on the affidavit and that he stabbed his spouse, who police mentioned they discovered mendacity on the ground within the residence. She was “unresponsive” and “coated in blood with stab wounds.”
Solely a month earlier than, On October 15, Arrudasouza obtained a tattoo close to his left hip that mentioned, “Yuni.”
The proud spouse posted a Fb Reside video of the event with the caption, “He obtained my identify! My husband loves me.”
On the police report, the “Yuni” tattoo is the one one listed on the Brazilian man’s physique.
Arrudasouza Stated Herrera Informed Him She ‘Had a Higher Man Than Him’ So He Acquired a Knife & Fork & Began Stabbing Her
In keeping with the arrest report, Arrudasouza went willingly with police when he was arrested, realizing the horror of his actions.
He advised them that he and Herrera had been combating within the early morning hours and she or he mentioned she “had a greater man than him.” He went to the kitchen, he advised police, and grabbed a knife and a fork. Then he mentioned he went again into the bed room the place Herrerra was mendacity in mattress.
Arrudasouza mentioned he pushed his spouse onto the ground, “and stabbed her a number of occasions till he realized what he had achieved,” based on the police report.
Police discovered a bloody knife and fork on the scene.
Herrera Was a Beloved Performer & Magnificence Queen
In keeping with South Florida Gay News:
Herrera was “also called Yuni Carey. She was energetic in magnificence pageants and was topped Miss Queen Universe in 2006. She represented Cuba numerous occasions within the Miss Worldwide Queen, the premier transgender magnificence pageant hosted in Thailand, the place she received for Miss Photogenic in 2011 and Miss Congeniality in 2014. She most not too long ago competed in Barcelona in Miss Trans Star Worldwide in 2019.
However past magnificence, Herrera was cherished by many as is made evident in social media posts following the information of her demise.
In keeping with her Facebook page, she says she has two daughters, who appear to be chosen relatively than organic. One posted:
This girl is the epitome of a Goddess. She was highly effective, lovely, robust, assured, sort, loving, and a lot extra! She cherished me from the day we first met, we immediately clicked and she or he welcomed me into the Carey dwelling, and she or he has been a relentless in my life since. I’m so stuffed with harm, anger, and remorse! She didn’t should die by the hand of somebody that swore to guard and love her! He didn’t have the suitable to take her from everybody else that cherished her greater than he did!
Yuni Carey Hernandez was killed in Miami yesterday. She was chief within the transgender group and a powerful girl. Thanks for at all times telling me to be fabulous. Relaxation in energy Cuban queen 🤍
You didn’t deserve what occurred to you however your legacy will dwell on pic.twitter.com/rJhL1rxbfJ
— 𝕸𝖎𝖈𝖍𝖊𝖑𝖑𝖊 🦋 (@LA_Michelleada) November 18, 2020
RIP @Yunicarey your legacy will endlessly be remembered. The world is rather less vibrant right now.
— Corlis Todd (@CorlisTodd) November 18, 2020
— PASSION GOTBODY (@passiongotbody) November 18, 2020
Herrera’s demise comes throughout Transgender consciousness week which is from November 13 to the nineteenth yearly. November 20 is Transgender Remembrance Day.
In keeping with the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, or GLADD, “The week earlier than Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20, individuals and organizations across the nation take part in Transgender Consciousness Week to assist elevate the visibility of transgender individuals and handle points members of the group face.”
On November 20, Vice-President Elect Kamala Harris Tweeted about Transgender Remembrance Day, saying the killing of trans individuals is an epidemic.
On this Transgender Day of Remembrance, we honor the reminiscence of the at the least 37 transgender or gender-nonconforming individuals killed this yr—the vast majority of whom had been Black and Latinx transgender girls.
As we speak and day by day we should recommit to ending this epidemic. #TDOR
— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) November 20, 2020
Arrudasouza is dealing with a second-degree homicide cost. He had a court docket look on November 18 and based on Miami’s WSVN he “was in tears as he confronted a decide.”