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Death of Kansas City black transgender woman 2nd in 4 years


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A black transgender woman who was found dead this week in a northeast Kansas City neighborhood was the second transgender woman to die in the area in the last four years.

Police have said Brooklyn Lindsey, 32, had signs of trauma to her face when her body was found early Tuesday but a cause of death has not been released and no suspect information has been released. Neighbors said they heard an argument and gunshots before her body was found on a porch in the neighborhood.

It remains unclear if Lindsey was killed because she was a transgender woman.

In 2015, Tamara...

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