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HRC Mourns Transgender Woman Killed in Birmingham; Second Victim Shot Monday

HRC was saddened and horrified to learn that Jazz, a 30-year-old transgender woman from North Carolina, was killed in Birmingham, Alabama on September 23. Jazz’s body was found in a room at the King’s Inn Motel, where she had been shot to death. AL.com reported that police are questioning a person of interest in the shooting. That person was detained in connection with a second attack on a transgender woman, which took place at an Eastern Birmingham home on October 3.
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