Another visible LGBT Honduran activist and Zelayista, Erick Martínez Ávila, was murdered in 7 May 2012 in the outskirts of Tegucigalpa.
A Honduran rights group said Walter Tróchez was briefly kidnapped 4 December 2009 by four masked men who beat him before he managed to escape. He filed a complaint to national and international authorities.
The assailants threatened to kill Tróchez because of his participation in the anti-coup movement, the International Observatory on the Human Rights Situation said. He was also a gay rights activist.
On 13 December 2009, Walter Tróchez was shot as he walked in downtown Tegucigalpa. Friends rushed him to a hospital, where he died.
In a statement, the National Resistance Front said, "Tróchez was an active militant in the resistance and an example of the fight against the dictatorship."
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