Fifth Black Transgender Woman Killed Since May

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A Black transgender woman was found dead in Dallas, Texas less than a month after another woman was killed in the same city.

The Dallas Police Department said in a statement on Monday, June 3 that authorities responded to a call on June 1 at around 5:30 p.m. and that a body of a transgender woman was found in White Rock Lake at 4100 West Lawther Drive in Dallas. The body was identified as 26-year-old Chynal Lindsey.

During a press conference on Monday, Dallas Police Chief U. Reneé Hall told reporters that Lindsey was a victim of “homicidal violence.” She said the police department has called on the FBI for assistance in the case and has urged the community to come forward with any information they may have on the incident.

“We are concerned,” said Hall. “We are actively and aggressively investigating this case and we have reached out…

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