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Shaki Peters

Age 32

1 Jul 2020
Amite City, Louisiana (USA)
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Shaki Peters
Shaki Peters [photo: web.archive.org]

Shaki's body was found off a rural road to the west of Amite City. In death, the police and media misgendered and deadnamed her.

AMITE CITY, La. — The body of a trans woman was found near Amite City and ruled a homicide less than a week after another trans woman's body was found in Baton Rouge, according to an advocacy group.

Shaki Peters, 32, of Denham Springs was found dead off of Opal Bennett Road on July 1, near the town of Amite City, according to information from the St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office that identified her by a different name.

In a statement Saturday, Louisiana Trans Advocates identified her as a trans woman and said that another trans woman was also found dead in Baton Rouge days earlier.

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https://www.hrc.org/blog/hrc-mourns-shaki-peters-black-transgender-woman-killed-in-louisiana

https://www.out.com/crime/2020/7/06/shakie-peters-cameron-breon-two-latest-black-trans-killings

https://www.advocate.com/crime/2020/7/05/three-trans-americans-killed-past-week-one-hospital-post-attack

https://www.advocate.com/crime/2020/7/05/three-trans-americans-killed-past-week-one-hospital-post-attack

https://web.archive.org/web/20200705054519/https://www.wwltv.com/article/news/crime/trans-women-killed/289-b05b0a10-8d8a-4945-b426-8e766522e385

https://www.wbrz.com/news/body-found-along-roadway-in-st-helena-parish-sheriff-s-office-investigating/

https://twitter.com/BlossomCBrown/status/1279441865918447617

Report added: 10 Jul 2020. Last updated: 20 Jul 2020

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