TDoR 2003 / 2003 / July / 22 / Brandie Coleman

Brandie Coleman

Age 18

22 Jul 2003
Indianapolis (USA)

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Brandie Coleman
Brandie Coleman [photo:]

Brandie (who was a cisgender woman) and her friend Nireah Johnson were murdered by Paul Moore after Moore discovered that Nireah was transgender. He then set their vehicle on fire.

Moore was convicted on two counts of murder, criminal confinement and arson and sentenced to a total of 120 years in prison. Moore's half brother, Clarence McGee, 26, was convicted of arson, assisting a criminal and obstruction of justice and sentenced to 10 years

Remember #NireahJohnson & #BrandiColeman

Report added: 10 Dec 2018. Last updated: 28 Feb 2021

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