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Fla. Trans Woman Found Burned to Death Behind Garbage Bin

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 23
A transgender woman was found burned to death behind a garbage container in Fort Myers, Fla., on June 19.

Poth Trial Delayed

CRIME | By John Riley | Apr 10
The trial of Michael Poth, the former Marine accused of fatally stabbing fellow Marine Philip Bushong during an altercation in D.C.’s Barracks Row neighborhood in April 2012, has again been delayed.

Deoni Jones’s Legal Legacy

CRIME | By John Riley | Feb 11
It’s been a year since transgender District resident Deoni Jones was fatally at a bus stop. But the prosecution of her attacker has been slow, leading to calls for more action by the District government and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for DC.

Poth Rejects Plea Deal in Barracks Row Stabbing

CRIME | By John Riley | Sep 19
The Marine accused of fatally stabbing a fellow Marine in a possible hate crime in the District’s Southeast Barracks Row neighborhood April 21 rejected a plea offer this morning, meaning the case against him will move forward.

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