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

Kyra "Kruz" Cordova, 27, was shot in the head at point-blank range September 3 in the city of brotherly love, Philadelphia. NBC Philadelphia reports that the case is cold and her family is still looking for answers."If someone could so horribly do it to her, then they could do it to somebody else," said her mother, Dawn Maher.

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