Killers of trans women in NYC and Cleveland convicted

cemia dove amandaTHE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — In the space of one week there has been two murder convictions for killers who targeted trans women.

In New York City, Rasheen Everett was convicted of killing a trans woman named Amanda in 2010 following a four-week trial. Everett could get 40 years at the sentencing hearing scheduled for December. The Associated Press reports that Everett met Amanda online. [Update: Everett sentenced to 29 years.]

In Cleveland, Ohio, Andrey Bridges was found guilty of the stabbing death of Cemia Dove (aka Ce Ce, Cemia Acoff). Cemia was murdered during a date with Bridges. Bridges is to be sentenced next week. He facing 15 years to life. 

Bridges was sentenced to life in prison: http://www.cleveland.com/court-justice/index.ssf/2013/11/andrey_bridges_sentenced_to_li.html

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The uptick of justice being served is gratifying.

Cemia Dove: https://lexiecannes.wordpress.com/2013/04/30/udate2-cleveland-trans-woman-found-brutally-murdered-newspaper-hit-by-hrc-for-insulting-coverage/ 

Amanda: http://www.chron.com/news/crime/article/NYC-man-convicted-in-murder-of-transgender-woman-4968699.php

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Categories: Deaths, Murder, Transgender, Transsexual, Trans

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4 replies

  1. It’s vindictive and cruel to prey upon people who are trans gender.

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