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Transgender Woman Attacked in Viral Video Last Month is Fatally Shot in Dallas

Muhlaysia Booker, the 23-year-old transgender woman who was brutally beaten last month in a video that went viral, was found shot to death over the weekend. The NYT reports: ‘At a news conference, Maj. Vincent Weddington said that officers found Ms. Booker shortly before 7 a.m. on Saturday, and that her identity was confirmed on Sunday. They had been responding to a report of a shooting and found Ms. Booker “lying facedown in the street, deceased from homicidal violence,” he said.’ NBCDFW reports: “Police said they had not made any arrests in...
CrimeDallasMuhlaysia BookertowleroadTransgender

Transgender Woman Attacked in Viral Video Last Month is Fatally Shot in Dallas

Muhlaysia Booker, the 23-year-old transgender woman who was brutally beaten last month in a video that went viral, was found shot to death over the weekend. The NYT reports: ‘At a news conference, Maj. Vincent Weddington said that officers found Ms. Booker shortly before 7 a.m. on Saturday, and that her identity was confirmed on Sunday. They had been responding to a report of a shooting and found Ms. Booker “lying facedown in the street, deceased from homicidal violence,” he said.’ NBCDFW reports: “Police said they had not made any arrests in...
CrimeCurrent AffairsLyra McKeeMarriage EqualityNorthern IrelandSara CanningUK

Lyra McKee’s partner demands same-sex marriage for Northern Ireland

The partner of murdered Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKee has made a powerful plea to Theresa May to introduce same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. Sara Canning made the comments ahead of a march for marriage equality which will take place on Saturday in Belfast. Canning said that she and her partner Lyra McKee wanted to get married because they “shared a love which meant we wanted to spend the rest of our lives together.” Sara Canning: ‘The love that Lyra McKee and I shared is not equal’ She continued: “But,...
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