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Friday, August 20, 2004

Transgender Woman brutally Murdered -
Family Requests Community attendance at her Vigil




An 46 year oldAfrican-American transgender woman, who went by the name Delicious,was murdered on Friday August 13, 2004 in the Franciscan Motel - 6600 3rd Street. Currently the murder is under investigation and anti-transgender bias is being looked at as a motive. Delicious' family is holding a community vigil for her on Sunday, August 22, 2004, at 7pm, at 27 Garlington Court (cross street: La Salle) in Bay View Hunter's Point.

There will be a reception following the vigil in the same neighborhood at Comma Court. Friends, family members, and the community are welcome to come & remember Delicious and support her family. Participants are welcome to bring flowers, cards & food for the reception..

If anyone has questions about the vigil please contact Tina D'Elia or Norma Garcia at CUAV (Community United Against Violence). If anyone has information regarding this case please contact Investigator Mike Mahoney at the Homicide Unit of the SFPD.

Contact Information:
Investigator Mike Mahoney: (415) 553-1145/ (415) 553-1071
Anonymous Information can be left at the Hot Tip line: (415) 553-1071
Tina D'Elia, Hate Violence Survivor Director, CUAV: (415) 777-5500 ext.304
Norma Garcia, Hate Violence Advocate, CUAV: (415) 777-5500 ext.305

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The Associated Press


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