Bree BlackAge 27
3 Jul 2020
Pompano Beach, Florida (USA)
TDoR list ref: tgeu/3-Jul-2020/Bree Black
Bree was found with gunshot wounds after police responded to a reported shooting. She died at the scene.
Her family reportedly asked that she be referred to by her deadname in news reports.
Transgender woman Bree Black, 27, was found with gunshot wounds Friday night by Broward Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives. BSO deputies responding to a reported shooting located the victim at 10:18 pm on the ground at 244 N.W. 12th Street in Pompano Beach, Florida.
Pompano Beach Fire Rescue personnel responded to the scene and pronounced Bree Black deceased at approximately 10:28 p.m according to the BSO Press Release.
Local advocate Tatiana Braxton said that the BSO is being very respectful by identifying her as a transgender woman. That being said, the deceased was known to friends and on Facebook as Bree Black, but the BSO is honoring a request by the family to identify her as [deadname].
TW: death, murder, transphobia— EVE (@eveadrienne) July 5, 2020
this HAS to stop.... yet another Black trans woman killed for absolutely no reason & no idea who did it. we don’t deserve this. we never have. everyone staying silent in the face of this is JUST as guilty. Rest In Peace, Bree Black. pic.twitter.com/mXLNqYUwJM