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Reports: Chicago trans woman murdered in West Englewood neighborhood
by Matt Simonette
2022-07-13

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A Chicago trans woman was attacked and died the late evening of July 11/early morning of July 12, according to reports.

An individual was found with multiple stab wounds after Chicago Police Department (CPD) answered a call of domestic battery at the 5700 block of South Damien at 11:46 p.m. on July 11, according to CPD. That individual was taken to University of Chicago Hospital where they were pronounced dead at approximately 12:14 a.m. on July 12.

The individual was identified through media reports and social media as Martasia Richmond, 30, a transgender woman. Richmond was identified by her deadname through the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office. TransGriot first reported her identity on July 12.

Windy City Times will continue to report on details of Richmond's passing as they develop. TransGriot's report is at https://transgriot.com/recent-news/trans-woman-murdered-in-west-englewood-chicago%ef%bf%bc/?fbclid=IwAR27Edbso_mjz7PK2DFlZuZ2LDSPULMA36z0yFWh1MZaunTimWsZyafKzWE.


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