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Trial Begins for SA Man Accused of Stabbing Boyfriend to Death

Trial Begins for SA Man Accused of Stabbing Boyfriend to Death

The trial of a 32-year-old San Antonio man accused of murdering his boyfriend in October 2015 began on Tuesday, June 19 in the 186th state District Court, presided by Judge Jefferson Moore. David Asa Villarreal, who has pleaded not guilty, allegedly murdered his boyfriend, 29-year-old Aaron Estrada, by stabbing him to death in their apartment

Suspect Arrested In Choking Death of Dallas Trans Woman

Police have arrested a male suspect in the murder of a Dallas trans woman after finding items belonging to the victim in his car during a traffic stop near Huntsville, Texas. On May 17, Jimmy Eugene Johnson III was charged with capital murder in the death of Carla Patricia Flores-Pavon, who was found in critical

A Bungled Strategy in the Case of Kenne McFadden’s Death

San Antonio’s transgender community is angered and bewildered at how the man who admitted to pushing a local trans woman into the San Antonio River, where she drowned, was found not guilty of criminal conduct in a probation hearing. Mark Daniel Lewis was indicted for manslaughter last year by a Bexar County grand jury for

Trans Woman Shot at San Antonio Motel

San Antonio police are reporting that a transgender woman was shot at a local motel by a man she met on an internet dating site around 2 a.m. on Thursday, March 8. Police say the woman, who has not been identified, was staying at the Travelodge Inn & Suites at 2383 NE Interstate 410 Loop.

Texas Man Gets 15 Years for Using Grindr to Target Gay Victims

Nigel Garrett from Frisco, Texas has been sentenced to 15 years in jail for federal hate crime and conspiracy charges after he admitted to targeting gay men using the Grindr hook-up app. Garrett and three accomplices, Anthony Shelton, Chancler Encalade Jr., and Cameron Ocion Ajiduah, had been charged hate crimes, kidnapping, carjacking and the use

Houston Trans Woman is 28th Murdered in U.S. This Year

A transgender woman, who was gunned down at the corner of Brandon and Red Bud Streets in Houston’s Sunnyvale neighborhood on December 13, has become the 28th trans person murdered in the U.S. in 2017. Twenty-six-year-old Debarione “Brandi” Seals was in her car around 6 a.m. Neighbors told Fox 26 they heard a series of

Man Indicted in Death of SA Transgender Woman

A 20-year-old man has been indicted by a grand jury in connection with the death of Kenne McFadden, a San Antonio trans woman whose body was found in the San Antonio River last April. Mark Daniel Lewis of Live Oak was charged with manslaughter, which is a second-degree felony. According to a report by the

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