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Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien

Age 42
5 Jan 2018
North Adams, Massachusetts (USA)
Beaten and stabbed

Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien
Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien [photo: twitter.com]

Christa was killed by her husband.

She was found dead at her home by police on the evening of 5th January. Her husband confessed to striking her with a hammer and stabbing her with a knife, reportedly saying that he had “snapped” and done “something very bad” when interviewed by the police.

Christa was well known in the local trans community and produced the Miss Trans New England pageant.

NBC and Independent, 12.01.2018

https://transgriot.blogspot.co.uk/2018/01/number-1-rest-in-power-christa.html

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/christa-leigh-steele-knudslien-transgender-murder_us_5a5543a0e4b0d614e48a9f39

Report added: 1 Sep 2018. Last updated: 16 Jul 2019. Source ref: tgeu/05 Jan 2018/Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien

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