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Community vigil seeks justice for transgender woman slain in 2015

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JULY 22, 2017 11:19 PM BY CHUEYEE YANG

Almost two years after the still unsolved slaying of a transgender woman, community members gathered Saturday in central Fresno for a vigil and die-in in a bid for justice.

Casey or “K.C.” Haggard, 66, was “just transitioning,” said Jess Fitzpatrick, co-chairman of Trans-E-Motion, when she was fatally stabbed in 2015.

“We’re remembering a member of our community who was violently murdered on the streets of Fresno,” Fitzpatrick said. “Although the murder was caught on camera, a suspect has yet to be arrested.”

The vigil was hosted by Trans-E-Motion, a nonprofit that provides support and education for the transgender community.

More here: http://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/article163156858.html

 

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