13 Transgender Americans Murdered in 2012

Looking at the lives of transgender and gender-nonconforming people killed (so far) this year to mark the International Transgender Day of Remembrance.

BY Diane Anderson-Minshall

November 20 2012 5:06 AM ET

Deoni Jones died of a stab wound to the face that penetrated her skull February 2 in Baltimore. She was 23. According to Homicide Watch D.C., Gary Niles Montgomery, a panhandler caught on video attacking Jones, was charged with first-degree murder while armed. He pleaded not guilty in November.

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