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Transgender community volunteer shot to death in Philadelphia


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PHILADELPHIA — Homicide detectives are investigating the killing of a well known member of Philadelphia’s LGBT community, Kyra Kruz, a 27-year-old transgender woman who was found dead in a wooded area of the city’s Frankford area. She had suffered a gunshot wound to the head.

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An thus, we have yet another name to be added to the fallen on Novemember 20th ........................

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WHY, when will it end .

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As transgnder folks are becoming more active and visible, the attacks have increased. A trans woman was murdered last year not toofar from where I live. Just be careful where you go.

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$25000 Reward in Philadelphia Transgender Murder Case

SouthFloridaGayNews.com

A sizable reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for killing local transgender woman Kyra Cordova. A $25,000 reward was announced in the case this week, and is being facilitated by the...

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Thanks for the update Lori! I hope the reward will bring police a step closer to finding Kyra's killer. It's good to see a collaboration between community leaders, city officials and friends and family.

Elicia Gonzales, executive director of Gay and Lesbian Latino AIDS Education Initiative, where Cordova formerly worked as an HIV tester, said the reward shows that People are “fed up and will not take violent acts against our community any longer."

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