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Mia Henderson

Age 26

16 Jun 2014
Baltimore, Maryland (USA)
Murdered

TDoR list ref: tgeu/16-Jun-2014/Mia Henderson

Mia Henderson
Mia Henderson [photo: freestate-justice.org]

Mia was killed by after she refused a man who offered her $10 for a date. They were last seen walking down an alley by a witness before she was killed.

In August 2015 Shawn Oliver was charged with her murder.

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore Police Department have charged a man in the 2014 murder of a transgender woman.

On July 16, 2014, Mia Henderson, whose legal name is [deadname], was brutally murdered on the 3400 Piedmont Avenue.

Her death was one of two murders that rocked the LGBT community. A month earlier, Kandy Hall was found stabbed to death in June of 2014. Her killer remains at large.

On Thursday, police announced charges against Shawn Oliver for killing Mia Henderson. Police said during the attack, Mia fought her attacker which eventually led to the discovery of DNA evidence under Mia’s fingernails.

Mia was the sibling of the NBA Detroit Pistons' star Reggie Bullock.

TvT project: WCTI 12, 24.07.2014 & The Advocate 16.06.2014

https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2015/08/06/man-charged-in-the-2014-murdSer-of-mia-henderson/

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/mia-henderson-transgender-murder-baltimore-_n_5595034

https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2014/07/17/police-investigate-second-transgender-murder-this-summer/

https://twitter.com/ReggieBullock35/status/629378892235677696

Report added: 31 Oct 2018. Last updated: 10 Oct 2021

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