Brenda Bostick Is The 10th Trans Woman Murdered In The U.S. This Year

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After suffering a massive blow to the head, a New York transgender woman died last Thursday, marking the 10th reported murder of a trans woman of color in 2017.

According to the New York Post, Brenda Bostick, 59, was discovered unconscious in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan about a half hour hour after someone had called the police to report an assault in progress.

 When officers arrived, it was clear that Bostick had been struck in the head with a heavy object. She was rushed to Bellevue Hospital, where she eventually died from complications.

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