Trans Woman Found Dead in Columbia Heights – by John Riley

Metropolitan Police Department officers responded to a crime scene in the early morning hours today that, according to sources briefed by police, involved the death of a transgender woman whose injuries included trauma to the face.

Jason Terry, an organizer with the DC Trans Coalition, told Metro Weekly that police called him around 6:15 a.m. this morning to tell him that a transgender woman was involved in the incident, which took place in the 2600 block of 11th Street NW, just south of Fairmont Street.