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HRC Mourns the Loss of Gwynevere River Song, a Trans Person Killed in Dallas

HRC was saddened to learn that Gwynevere River Song was shot and killed in Dallas over the weekend, marking the 17th known homicide of a transgender person this year. Song, 26, died in their home after an argument escalated into a violent altercation, according to the Advocate, which cites reporting from a local paper that misgendered and misnamed Song. According to local media, police responded to a report of a shooting at Song’s home Saturday afternoon and discovered Song’s body as well as an injured adult male, whose name has not yet been released.
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