She had been missing since December 26. The cause of death is under investigation, but family members suspect foul play.
The deaths of Tyianna “Davarea” Alexander and Samuel Edmund Damián Valentín come after a year that saw record fatal violence against trans Americans.
At least 44 transgender Americans died violently in 2020, the deadliest year on record.
The deaths of Courtney "Eshay" Key (pictured) and Jaheim Pugh Jaheim Barbie add to a record annual toll on this community.
Ryejon Lee was arrested on outstanding warrants for robbery and use of a firearm in commission of a felony, and additional charges are pending.
Kimberly Susan Fial originally came to the Grace Baptist Church shelter as a client and quickly became a valued volunteer.