Regina Denise Brown ("Gina")Age 53
10 Oct 2018
Orangeburg, South Carolina (USA)
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Regina was found dead in her home after an arson attack on 10th October.
Her body was found by firefighers after a passerby called the fire department after seeing a fire in Brown’s home.
Regina Denise Brown, from Orangeburg, was 53 years old and worked as a licensed cosmetologist, a person claiming to be in a relationship with the woman told PinkNews.
“She always was smiling and happy. She always gave encouragement to the younger trans women always highlighting our best features and strong traits. Just an all around great lady with a big heart. She was a very amazing talented big hearted lady,” the person said in an email.
Brown, also known as Gina to her friends, was mourned also mourned by her loved ones on Facebook. “Lost for words, my buddy, my best friend, my beautiful sis, always called me star or boo… Real kind hearted & genuine friend of mines…. Star loves you, & will always remember the good times we had… May you RIP God’s angel…… Gina,” one post in her memory read.
Kenneth Lamont Jenkins, 37, was arrested in connection with the fire and charged with murder on 7th November. He was an ex-convict who had previously served 18 years in prison for armed robbery and possession of a stolen vehicle.