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USMan charged in connection with transgender murders

03:15  13 june  2019
03:15  13 june  2019 Source:   abcnews.go.com

Transgender woman's body found in White Rock Lake, police say

Transgender woman's body found in White Rock Lake, police say Dallas homicide detectives are investigating the death of a transgender woman found Saturday in White Rock Lake, sources tell WFAA. 

Detroit — A man charged with fatally shooting three people and wounding two others at a Detroit home had targeted them because they were gay or transgender , prosecutors said Friday. Devon Robinson, 18, of Detroit, was arraigned on three counts of first-degree murder , two counts of assault and

Kelly Stough, a 36-year-old transgender woman from Detroit, was murdered on Friday in the city’s Palmer Park neighborhood. “After a police investigation, prosecutors arraigned Weathers on charges of open murder and use of a firearm in commission of a felony,” said a press release shared with

Man charged in connection with transgender murders© The Dallas Police Department Chynal Lindsay was found dead in Dallas on Saturday, June 1, 2019.

Police in Dallas have arrested a suspect in connection with a string of murders targeting black transgender women.

Kendrell Lavar Lyles, 34, was charged with murder in the slaying of Muhlaysia Booker, a 22-year-old transgender woman who found shot to death in the city last month.

Lyles was also named as a person of interest in the death of another black transgender woman, 26-year-old Chynal Lindsay, whose body was found in a Dallas lake less than a month after Booker’s murder. Police are also looking to see if he could be linked to the deaths of other transgender women in the city.

The body of another transgender woman has been found in Dallas

The body of another transgender woman has been found in Dallas Dallas police said the body of a transgender woman was recovered from a lake this weekend, less than a month after another transgender woman was killed in the city. The latest death is being treated as a homicide, police said, making it the fourth case of violence against a transgender person in the past seven months that Dallas police are investigating. More details are expected in a press conference Monday afternoon. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.

Man charged with killing 2 gay men and transgender woman in Detroit . Detroit — A man charged with fatally shooting three people and wounding two others at a Detroit home had targeted them because they were gay or transgender , prosecutors said Friday.

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Booker was found "lying face down" on a Dallas road on May 18, police said, adding to a fast-growing number of national homicides targeting transgender women.

(MORE: FBI investigating as Dallas police discover another transgender woman's body)

Booker gained national attention earlier this year when a video circulated online showing a brutal beating by several men in the parking lot of an apartment complex as a crowd cheered.

She told police that the incident occurred after a minor traffic accident and that the men yelled homophobic and transphobic slurs at her.

The Dallas Police department currently has four active murder investigations involving black transgender victims, with the oldest unsolved case dating back to 2015. Brittany White, 29, was fatally shot inside her car in southeast Dallas in October 2018 and another transgender woman was nearly stabbed to death in April.

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An Arrest Has Been Made in the Murder of a Dallas Transgender Woman.
There's been an arrest in the death of Texas woman Chynal Lindsey, 26. Ruben Alvarado, 22, is charged with first-degree murder, and booked into Dallas County Jail, according to local police. Cops said they brought the suspect to the Dallas Police Headquarters to question him, but he refused to speak. The case started back on June 1. Police responded to a call about a body. It was Lindsey. Investigators determined that someone had killed her. Alvarado remains in Dallas County Jail, county records show. He made a first appearance in court Friday, where the judge set bond at $500,000.

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