North Carolina Transgender Woman Chanel Scurlock Fatally Shot

HeadlineJun 10, 2019

Meanwhile, reports emerged Friday of the murder of 23-year-old Chanel Scurlock, a black transgender woman in North Carolina. She was fatally shot last Wednesday, and her body was discovered by police in a field. Friends told local media Scurlock was on her way to meet someone over a disputed Facebook post and that they feared the encounter could be dangerous. Scurlock is the ninth known case of deadly violence against black transgender women in 2019.

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