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Transgender Woman Fatally Stabbed in Washington

WASHINGTON (AP)  Police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a transgender woman in northeast Washington.

Police say an officer was flagged down at around 8:15 p.m. Thursday, February 2 and directed to a bus stop in the 4900 block of East Capitol Street where the woman was unconscious and suffering from a stab wound. The woman, 23-year-old JaParker Jones of Washington, was transported to a hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

Police are providing a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case.


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