[UPDATE: Suspect arrested] Trans woman stabbed to death in DC during a bus stop altercation

Deoni Jones died in a DC area hospital after stabbing (photo: Mara Keisling/Facebook)

THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT [UPDATE: Suspect Arrested — see below.] — 22-year-old Deoni Jones died at a hospital after being stabbed at a bus stop on the night of Feb. 2nd in Washington, D.C. While the D.C. police have yet to make a formal identification, two members of the D.C. Transgender Coalition (DCTC), says it’s Jones. Photos of Jones from them are posted on Facebook.

After the altercation a third person chased the attacker but returned to help the victim.

The police say it is a homicide investigation and are asking for your help in identifying the person of interest in this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=LRonRazhiCA

From WUSA: “He [man in the video] is seen crossing the street toward the top of the screen as he approaches the bus stop. He is described as a black male with medium complexion, 30-40 years of age, with a beard. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a black jacket with a gray hooded sweatshirt underneath.”


UPDATE: Feb. 10, 2012  Gary Montgomery, 55, was arrested and charged with the second degree murder of Deoni Jones. Not much additional info at this time.

More: http://www.advocate.com/News/Daily_News/2012/02/10/Suspect_Arrested_in_Transgender_Bus_Stop_Stabbing/



Anyone with information can call 202-727-9099 or submit anonymous tips via text to 50411.

More: Transgender Woman Killed [UPDATED]: Victim suffers fatal stabbing at Northeast bus stop: News section: Metro Weekly gay news.

The police are looking for this person of interest in the Deoni Jones killing.


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5 replies

  1. So sad,and D.C. has a real problem with Transphobia.

  2. Hi, It’s the DC Trans Coalition. I’m a member. And no, i’ts not a serial killer, just a bunch of randoms.

  3. I agree too, Roberta. Serial killers don’t kill victims in front of witnesses.


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