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DC -- Transgender Person Dies After Stabbing


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This is a Developing Story that happened yesterday evening (2/2/12)

WASHINGTON, DC -- Police are investigating a fatal stabbing at a Metrobus stop Thursday evening involving a transgender victim.

Read the news article: Transgender Person Dies After Stabbing

This is yet another crime against a transgender person in the DC area.

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More details are emerging as police work to identify the victim of this attack.

"Police are working with transgender activists in the District to identify the victim, who had a knife lodged in her head when officers arrived at the scene, sources said..."

Read the article: Transgender woman dies after stabbing in Northeast

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The victim of this stabbing has been identified as 23 year old JaParker Jones. A video has been released showing a "person of interest."

View the video and read related story: Transgender victim stabbed to death at bus stop

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Investigators suspect a black male of medium complexion, between 30 and 40 years old, with a beard. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a black jacket with a gray hooded sweatshirt underneath.

Police believe they may have caught the suspect on camera crossing the street. They are asking the public to watch the video and call police at (202) 727-9099 if they know the man or have tips.

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I have been following this story.

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Notice the deplorable title for this video (see link below) "Man dressed as woman stabbed"

Even following her death, WUSA9 has to sensationalize the story. Did that get higher ratings for their news show? This is disgusting.

http://www.wusa9.com...d=1430413921001

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"Notice the deplorable title for this video... "Man dressed as woman stabbed"

"Even following her death, WUSA9 has to sensationalize the story. Did that get higher ratings for their news show? This is disgusting." -Lori

Maybe WUSA TV-9 has desires of becoming a FOX affiliate.

Hmmm... did I type that?? -_-

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Vigil Held For Transgender Woman, JaParker Jones, Fatally Stabbed at Bus Stop in Northeast DC

Read more (with video): http://www.myfoxdc.c...2#ixzz1lm1glJf6

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Police: Arrest made in transgender stabbing

WASHINGTON - "Police charged a 55-year-old D.C. man with second degree murder on Friday in connection with the stabbing death of a transgender woman at a Metrobus stop last week. Gary Niles Montgomery, of Northeast, was charged in the murder of 23-year-old JaParker Jones, who died on Friday after being stabbed in the head. No explanation of motive was given..."

Read the news article: Police: Arrest made in transgender stabbing

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Arraignment of Murder Suspect

"The murder suspect faced a judge for the first time this morning. At his arraignment hearing today, Gary Niles Montgomery, 55, was ordered by a judge to be held without bail. Wearing handcuffs and shackles in the court room, Montgomery appeared disoriented at times. At one point, three U.S. Marshalls prevented him from collapsing and sat him in a chair when the court reporter read his charge—second-degree murder..."

Read the article: Gary Niles Montgomery arraigned, charged with murdering transgender woman, JaParker Jones

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