A molotov cocktail sent the campaign office into flames and both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton condemned the crime.
As in years past, most of those lost to the ongoing epidemic of fatal anti-trans violence are people of color, specifically black trans women.
This year has been the deadliest on record for trans people.
The Texas attorney general known for his transphobic positions is also accused of secruties fraud.
Some LGBT activists said the case was a witch hunt against sex workers who had harmed no one.
Police are on the lookout for the homophobic assailant who attacked a man Sunday.
Her death brings the total of trans people murdered this year to 22, surpassing 2015's count.