Two Black trans women have been reported dead this week.
Riah Milton was shot several times on Tuesday. The suspects Kaleb Marshall Tooson, 18, of Liberty Twp. was arrested on charges of murder and aggravated robbery, and a 14-year-old girl was arrested on charges of complicity to aggravated robbery, complicity to murder and and tampering with evidence.
Dominique Rem’mie Fells’ dismembered body was found alongside the Schuylkill River on Monday night. No one has been arrested for Dominique murder.
The Office of LGBT Affairs is currently organizing a virtual grieving session for community members.
Last year, the AMA declared an official “epidemic of violence” against Black trans women.